MP shot in leg during routine traffic stop

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - Fort Benning officials tell News Leader 9 an MP is recuperating in a local hospital after being shot in the leg during a routine traffic stop.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday on the backside of Lawson Army Airfield.

We're told the MP was taken to Columbus Regional. He's currently listed in stable condition.

Fort Benning in is working with other local law enforcements to find the suspect.

News Leader 9 and are following this story. We'll bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available.