A Prosser Police office was shot in the leg early this morning while on a call to investigate a break in at a local apartment complex.

The shooting occurred this morning at around 1:00 am when the Prosser Police department were called out to an active break in at an apartment complex in the 200 Block of Canyon Drive.

The Prosser officer  was shot in the leg by a suspect who is still at large. The officer who sustained a non-life threatening wound to the leg has since been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Police are asking the public to avoid the area from HWY 22 and Canyon Drive as it is still considered an active crime scene and they continue to search for the suspect or suspects.