Denver officer shot in the leg; police search for shooter


DENVER (AP) — An officer in Colorado was shot in the leg and police have launched a search for the shooter.
Denver police said in a tweet that a large police presence was looking for the suspect in an area northwest of downtown.
The wounded officer was taken to a hospital.
the officer was in critical condition, Chief Ron Thomas said.
Thomas also said authorities had set up a perimeter in the search area, and residents were encouraged to stay inside their homes.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the shooting.


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