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Nev. officer shot, suspect killed

Officer was shot in an exchange of gunfire early Wednesday

By PoliceOne Staff

HENDERSON, Nev. — An officer with the Henderson Police Department was shot in an exchange of gunfire early Wednesday.

KTNV reports police were responding to a call of shots fired in a neighborhood when the incident occurred.

The suspect emerged from a house in the neighborhood and opened fire, according to the report

Police returned fire and hit the suspect, killing him. The officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment to a wound in the hip area.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that it is unclear whether the officer was shot or struck by shrapnel.

The officer is currently listed in good condition.

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