Armed man shot by Cleburne officer

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by MONIKA DIAZ

WFAA

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 14 at 11:57 PM

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CLEBURNE — Cleburne police say a suspect was shot and wounded by an officer Monday evening.

Officers pulled over two men in a car near on Poindexter Street near Main Street around 5:30 p.m.  One of the men pulled a gun, according to police.

The officers struggled with the armed man, and  one of them fired his service weapon.

The injured suspect was taken to a Fort Worth hospital; his condition was not available.

The officers were okay, and no one else was hurt.

Cleburne police said the Texas Rangers will conduct an investigation of the incident.

E-mail mdiaz@wfaa.com

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