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Mass. man steals officer's gun, shoots him in leg


March 02, 2006
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Mass. man steals officer's gun, shoots him in leg

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LOWELL, Mass.- A Lowell man was ordered held on high bail Thursday after his arraignment on several charges stemming from a robbery and police chase.

NewsCenter 5's Jack Harper reported that Tewksbury police Officer Brian O'Neill was shot in the leg by his own gun Wednesday during the arrest of Joseph Croteau, 29.

Croteau was arraigned in Lowell District Court on various charges including unarmed robbery and armed assault with intent to murder Thursday...

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