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Officer shot in Pueblo, suspect dead

11:58 AM, Jan 1, 2013   |    comments
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Police say the officer was on patrol in the area of 11th and Greenwood when the officer heard gunshots.

When he went to investigate, he came across a suspicious vehicle which took off.

The officer chased the car in his cruiser until the vehicle crashed on Craig Street, which is near West Fourth Street and North Elizabeth Street.

The suspects ran from the crash, and one shot the officer as he pulled up to the scene. Police say the officer was able to return fire. The officer is in the hospital in stable condition.

The suspects are in custody. The man suspected of shooting the officer is dead, according to KKTV.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call police.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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