Cop injured in police-involved shooting

May 29, 2008 4:20:55 AM PDT
A police officer was injured in a police-involved shooting in Chinatown Wednesday.The cop is listed in stable condition after the incident, which happened at 126 Baxter Street.

The officer managed to kill one of the suspects and shoot the other in the abdomen. Officials say he is in critical condition and likely to die.

It is unclear if the officer was injured by gunfire. He reportedly suffered lacerations to his neck at back and was taken to Bellevue hospital.

The circumstances of the shooting are unknown at this time, but a car near the scene may have somehow been involved.

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