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BREAKING: Officer Down In Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ – A Phoenix police officer was shot in the line of duty in south Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon.

Phoenix police said the incident occurred at about 12:30 p.m. on June 14 near the intersection of 39th Avenue and Baseline Road, KTAR reported.

The wounded officer was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Officials have not released any information about his medical condition, KTAR reported.

Police have asked the public to avoid the area around the shooting scene.

Authorities have not released any details about what led up to the shooting, KTAR reported.

Officials have not yet identified the gunman and have not announced that any suspects are in custody.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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