Three officers wounded by gunfire after robbery in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) - Police say a total of three officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with a robbery suspect in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Deputy Police Chief Carmen Best said Thursday night that in addition to the two officers hospitalized, a third officer suffered a wound to the hand.

She says the male officer, a 27-year-veteran, was treated at the hospital and released.

The two officers still in the hospital are expected to survive. A fourth officer hit on the head with a bottle was treated at the scene of the incident.


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