Authorities say a police officer was shot early this morning during a traffic stop in Saginaw County. Officials say the police officer was stopping a motorist around 2 a.m. this morning in Saginaw County's Kochville Township when the shooting occurred. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the officer was shot by the driver as he was approaching the vehicle during the traffic stop.

Click here to read more about the shooting from the Detroit Free Press. Also, the Michigan State Police Bay Region tweeted about the shooting this morning: