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Two Seattle police officers shot while responding to robbery

Two Seattle police officers shot while responding to robbery

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Two Seattle police officers responding to a robbery at a convenience store were shot, one critically, and authorities were still searching for a suspect Thursday.

Another suspect was taken into custody, while a third was found with significant injuries, authorities said. It wasn’t immediately clear how the injuries occurred.

A 42-year-old female officer was in satisfactory condition, and a 30-year-old male officer was in critical condition, with life-threatening injuries, according to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Two Seattle police officers shot

One was shot in the chest but saved by a bulletproof vest, and the other was shot in the chin and ribcage, Mayor Ed Murray said a news conference near the scene. It wasn’t clear which officer had which injuries.

Police cruisers flooded the area, closing streets, and officers warned people to stay away.

The department reported the shooting on its Twitter feed at about 1:40 p.m. Thursday, saying the robbery had been reported near the waterfront, several blocks south of Pike Place Market.

The department reported the shooting on its Twitter feed at about 1:40 p.m. Thursday, saying the robbery had been reported near the waterfront, several blocks south of Pike Place Market.

Seattle police officers shot

The two officers — one male and one female — were responding to a robbery at a convenience store. A third officer was grazed in the hand by a bullet.

Two police officers shot while responding to robbery .

Two police officers shot

Source: Agencies

Two Seattle police officers shot while responding to robbery

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