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Police: Officer shoots, injures armed suspect

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer shot and injured an armed person in Connecticut.

New Haven Police Capt. Anthony Duff says officers were patrolling a neighborhood in the city Tuesday night when they observed a wanted suspect in the area.

Duff says the suspect attempted to flee the scene, and an officer opened fire, striking the person.

The suspect has been hospitalized in critical, but stable condition. His or her name has not been released.

No officers were injured, and the names of the officers involved have not been released.

Duff says a weapon was found at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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