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Buffalo Officer Shot

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - An Buffalo police officer has been shot in the leg while pursuing a suspect who was later arrested.

Buffalo Police Department spokesman Mike DeGeorge saysthat the shooting occurred in the backyard of a residential neighborhood at about 5 p.m. Saturday

DeGeorge says the officer was chasing a man with a gun when the suspect fired his weapon. He says the suspect is now in custody.

DeGeorge says the officer was taken to Erie County Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
The names of the officer and the suspect have not been released. DeGeorge did not immediately return a call for comment Saturday

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