N.Y. officer run over by vehicle intentionally


By Gene Warner
Buffalo News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A young Buffalo police officer with less than two years on the job was struck by a vehicle as he was chasing a suspicious person on foot near Broadway on Friday night, and police officials believe the officer was struck intentionally.

Officer James O'Donnell, 24, of the Ferry-Fillmore District, was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where he was being treated for head injuries, including a possible concussion and facial lacerations, police said.

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