(Updated 2:45 p.m.) POTTSTOWN, PA — Two borough police officers were attacked and injured as they attempted to aid a shooting victim outside the Montgomery Elks Lodge on Walnut Street early Sunday morning, police said.
Both officers were taken to an area hospital and “treated for their injuries,” according to a release from the Pottstown Police.
Pottstown Police Captain Robert Thomas said the officers, who were not identified, will both be “OK” after the incident which began around 2:45 a.m.
The officers, who were nearby, responded to the Elks Club on the 600 block of Walnut Street for the report of a shooting, according to a Pottstown Police release.
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