Forest Hill, TX-Forest Hill police officer, Naquirra Williams, was shot early Wednesday morning at a 7-Eleven.
The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. at Forest Hill Drive and Interstate-20. At this time it is unknown how the incident took place.
The suspect accused of shooting Williams in the arm died after stealing her patrol car and leading police on a chase into Fort Worth.
“It’s been heart-wrenching for all of us, but she’s going to pull through,” said Williams’ uncle Derrick Mitchell.
Police said Williams was taken to John Peter Smith hospital where she is currently listed in stable condition.
Officer Williams’ family is expressing thanks for the community’s support during this time.