2 San Diego Police Officers Shot

Two San Diego police officers were shot Saturday evening after a gunman wearing body armor barricaded himself in an apartment and fired through the walls.

One of the officers is reportedly hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after taking a gunshot wound to the chest. The other officer was hit in the shoulder but is expected to be OK, reported Andrew Lumia of FOX 5 San Diego.

After a standoff of about two hours, the suspect was pronounced dead just before 1 a.m. Sunday local time, after police sent in a robot and a police dog to check the apartment, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

A camera attached to the robot spotted the suspect lying on the floor with apparent head trauma. Authorites then sent in the dog, which bit the suspect on the leg but received no response.

It was unclear if suspect had been shot in head by police, or if the wound was self-inflicted, FOX 5’s Lumia reported.

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