Two Officers Shot In Winston-Salem, Suspect Dead

Two police officers were wounded and a suspect killed after gunfire followed a foot chase through a commercial area of a central North Carolina city.

Winston-Salem city spokesman Ed McNeal said Wednesday that 50-year-old Sgt. Mickey Hutchens and 28-year-old Officer Daniel Clark were seriously injured. Police declined to identify the suspect killed in the exchange.

WXII-TV reported Forsyth County Sheriff Bill Schatzman visited the hospital's emergency room and said the officers were wounded in "critical places."

A spokesman at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center said he had no information about the officers.

The Winston-Salem Journal reported Hutchens and Clark answered a call to a Bojangles restaurant.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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