2 police officers injured in shooting in Tucson, Arizona


PUBLISHED Thu, December 01, 2016 - 11:23am EST
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Two police officers have been shot in the city of Tucson in Arizona, local authorities say, but only few details have been released so far. One of the officers is seriously injured and is undergoing surgery. (more)





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The incident happened roughly at around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday when an officer-involved shooting occurred in the area of South Campbell Avenue and the East Benson Highway. It is unknown what led up to the shooting.

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus confirmed that two officers had been shot. One officer was shot in the leg and suffered non-life-threatening injuries while the second officer is seriously injured after being shot in the shoulder and/or chest. He is undergoing surgery at Banner University Medical Center.

Police have provided no information about what led up to the shooting and did not say whether a suspect is in custody. Nearby streets have been closed while investigators work the scene.

We're working to gather additional information.

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