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January 18, 2004

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Salt River Police Officer Shot

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Salt River officer shot
Associated Press
Jan. 15, 2004 07:00 AM

A Salt River police officer was shot shortly after 3 a.m. in the area of Mesa Drive and McKellips.

Mesa police spokesman Tim Gaffney said the officer was checking on a suspicious vehicle when he called in to say he had been shot and was driving himself to a hospital.

Gaffney said the obr>
Mesa, Scottsdale and Salt River police and the Department of Public Safety began looking for the suspect, and he was apprehended later, media reports say.

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