Loveland police are searching for a suspect who shot a Loveland police officer last night. The officer is in intensive care at an area hospital.

It happened while the officer was doing a traffic stop by Safeway around 7:50 p.m. The officer shot back at the suspect and was able to radio for help.

At around 9:30 p.m. police made what they called a high-risk traffic stop on North Wilson Avenue, reportedly taking two people into custody. It’s not known yet if they are suspects in the shooting.

HOW TO HELP

If you have any information on this shooting, call Loveland Police at 970-962-2079 or contact Northern Colorado Crimestoppers by calling 800-222-TIPS or 800-222-8477.

[Loveland Reporter Herald]