UPDATE: Soddy-Daisy Police Officer injured during traffic stop

UPDATE: Soddy-Daisy Police Officer injured during traffic stop

November 4th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Michael E. Owen

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Carrie C. Johnson

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SODDY-DAISY - A Soddy-Daisy police officer was transported to Erlanger Medical Center and treated for injuries sustained while conducting a traffic stop on Dayton Pike Saturday night.

Police Chief Phil Hamrick said that from a preliminary investigation it appears that Officer Ryan Patterson initiated a traffic stop in the 8400 block of Dayton Pike just before 8:30 in the evening.

A male subject, later identified as Michael E. Owen, 31, exited the vehicle and began to run. When the officer gave chase, Owen turned and fired one shot at Patterson, missing him.

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