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Tucson police officers shot; suspect wounded

Tucson police officers shot; suspect wounded

The officer is out of surgery and in the intensive care unit.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan with the Tucson Police Department, two officers were shot in the incident.

Two Tucson (AZ) police officers were shot during a gunfight with a suspect at an apartment complex early Thursday.

Police said the shooting unfolded after Miranda and a fellow officer spotted 33-year-old Marcus De La Torre breaking several traffic laws while driving a motorized bike, police said.

The suspect, 28, fired at the officers in the apartment around 7 a.m. Police have not clarified the condition of the second officer.

Dugan described the suspect's injuries as life-threatening and said he could not release the suspect's condition. The other officer, who was shot in the lower leg, was in stable condition and likely to be released Thursday, he said.

Tucson police say there's been an officer-involved shooting on the city's south side.

Both officers were being treated at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, previously known as University of Arizona Medical Center.