MP shot during traffic stop on Fort Benning

A military police officer was shot on Fort Benning this morning.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., the MP was wounded in the lower leg while conducting a routine traffic check on the back side of Lawson Army Airfield.

The wounded soldier was taken to The Medical Center in Columbus where he is listed in stable condition.

Fort Benning law enforcement officials are working closely with local law enforcement to find the shooter.