Friday, April 21, 2017

BREAKING: Two officers shot, one suspect dead in gun battle

Two Seattle , US policemen have been hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with robbery suspects on Thursday at a 7 - Eleven convenience store .

One suspect is dead and two others were arrested, the Seattle Police Department said in a statement .
According to ABC News , the two officers , one male and one female , were brought to the Harborview Medical Center.

The hospital tweeted that the male officer was upgraded to serious but stable condition , and that the female officer remained in satisfactory condition . One officer suffered a shot to the chest, but was wearing a bulletproof vest sustained minor injuries. The other officer was shot in the chin and the rib cage .

Officers discovered the body of a male suspect from the robbery after the shooting , according to a police statement , CNN reported .

Although the Seattle Police Department confirmed that officers fired their weapons during the incident, the cause of the male suspect ’s death will be determined and released by the King County Medical Examiner.

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