Kentucky State Police say An Owensboro Cop was shot by a homeowner who mistook him for a suspicious person.
It happened just 6 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 5th and Hathaway St.
Police say 23-year-old Zachary Morris was in the area investigating a report about a suspicious person. Police say Morris lost the suspect down an alley and was looking for them when the homeowner shot him.
State police say the homeowner has been questioned, and no charges have been filed.
Officer Morris was wearing a ballistic vest but was hit in the lower abdominal area.
He is recovering from emergency surgery and is in good condition.