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Off-duty Capitol officer wounded in shootout


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WASHINGTON — An off-duty U.S. Capitol police officer was wounded during a shootout in Maryland on Thursday night, authorities said. It was the second shooting involving Capitol police officers in as many days.

The off-duty officer was shot after he happened upon an altercation between two men in the parking lot of an apartment building in Prince Georges County, Maryland, Prince Georges police spokesman Evan Baxter told CNN.

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