Mobile police officer shot released from hospital, recovering at home

(IMG: Saint Dominic Catholic School PTO on Facebook) Mobile police officer shot recovering at home

The Mobile Police officer who was shot in the arm Friday night is now recovering at home, according to a post by Saint Dominic Catholic School PTO on Facebook.

Corporal Ben Towarnyckyj was on duty when the suspect shot him.

The Facebook post read, "Thank you to everyone in our community who has prayed for Corporal Ben! He is doing great! As you can see he is surrounded by love! Ben and his family are so thankful for your support."

MPD arrested 18-year-old Dajoune Devon DuBose as a person of interest in the shooting.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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