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Mpls. Police Shoot, Wound Man Who Fired At Them

Posted at: 11/29/2012 7:19 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police say officers shot and wounded a suspect who had fired a handgun at them.
 
Police responded late Wednesday night to reports of shots fired. They stopped a car that was leaving the scene, on the suspicion it may have been involved in the gunfire.
 
The car stopped and a passenger got out and started running.
 
Police say as they gave chase the man fired a handgun at them. They returned fire and wounded him. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.
 
His name has not been released.
 
The four officers involved are on three-day paid administrative leave, as is standard practice in shooting-related incidents.

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