Omaha Police Officer Shot

An Omaha (Nebraska) police officer and another person were hospitalized Monday afternoon after a shooting incident at Dewey Park, Deputy Omaha Police Chief Dave Baker said.

Officers responded at 1:09 pm to the report of a suspicious person looking into windows. Officers arrived and found the man, who was armed with a handgun.

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The suspect fired at officers, striking one in the ankle.  Officers returned fire, hitting the suspect.

Both the officer and suspect were taken to the Nebraska Medical Center.  Their status has not been released.

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