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Hartford Officer Shot After Foot Pursuit Leaves Hospital

November 11, 2009  | 

A Hartford (Conn.) PD police officer is recovering well from two bullet wounds he sustained during a scuffle with a burglary suspect, the Hartford Courant reports.

Officer Michael Bodner was shot in the right arm and right leg while he wrestled with Dwayne Powell at 12:41 a.m. early Wednesday. Bodner and his partner were trying to question Powell for an ongoing burglary investigation. Powell ran, was caught by Bodner, then became violent. He pulled a gun and fired two shots, wounding Bodner.

Within three minutes, other officers arrived and took Powell into custody.

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Tags: Pursuing Suspects, Foot Pursuits, Officer-Involved Shootings


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