Albuquerque Police report that Officer Lou Golson, pulled an SUV over during a routine traffic stop around 2:30 a.m. As he approached the vehicle the suspect started shooting, striking the officer twice. Officer Golson was able to return fire, but the suspect fled the scene and has yet to be apprehended. (story continues below video)
Through the course of the investigation it was found that the SUV was stolen from a local car lot in Albuquerque.
Police say Officer Golson is currently in stable condition, but that his road to recovery will be a long one.
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