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April 25, 2007
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N.Y. troopers shot during hunt for suspect

The Associated Press

MARGARETVILLE, N.Y. — Two state troopers were shot Wednesday morning in this Catskill Mountains community as police closed in on a suspect in the shooting of another trooper hours earlier, authorities said.

A state police spokesman said the two troopers were flown by helicopter to a hospital and the extent of their injuries was not immediately known, the Times Union of Albany reported.

The hunt for the suspect started after Trooper Matthew Gombosi was shot in the torso during a traffic stop in the Margaretville area on Tuesday. Police said his body armor saved him from serious injury.

Margaretville is about 65 miles southwest of Albany.

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