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El Paso Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

Police said officers were investigating a suspicious suspect call shortly after 12 p.m. Tuesday when they encountered a suspect who approached them with a weapon. The suspect fired at the officers and ran away, a police spokesman said. One of the officers was shot in the hand and transported to a nearby hospital.

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Suspect Wanted in Shooting of 3 Texas Officers Found Dead

The shooting prompted a five-hour-long standoff with Trevino, who was barricaded inside the home. The standoff ended at 6:15 p.m. when police found Trevino dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the house.

Arkansas K-9 Shot at Standoff, Suspect in Custody

Officers learned that the shooting suspect, a 56-year-old woman, inside the home and refused to surrender to police custody. After several hours of negotiating, police sent in K-9 Gabo. The woman reportedly opened fire on the dog and hit him.

Texas Police Fatally Shoot One of State's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives

Antonio Jaso Aguilar—a 28-year-old man who was listed on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list—was fatally shot by officers in a gun battle following a 24-hour standoff.

Texas Deputy Shot, Critically Wounded in Standoff

A sheriff's deputy has been shot and critically wounded, losing sight in at least one eye, after an attempt to serve a man with an arrest warrant ended in a gunfight and a three-hour standoff in La Grange, Texas.

Video: Florence Cop Killing Suspect Set Up House for Deadly Ambush, Sheriff Says

“Just going inside that house is chilling," Sheriff Lott said during the press conference. "I’ve been doing this a long time and been to a lot of crime scenes, and this is probably one of the worst that I’ve ever seen.”

Georgia Police Arrest 1 After Standoff After Shots Fired on Undercover Officers

Two undercover officers with the Atlanta (GA) Police Department were investigating a complaint of drug activity when shots were fired at their unmarked patrol car on Monday.

2 Florence Officers Released from Hospital, 1 Remains in Serious But Stable Condition

Two police officers shot in an ambush attack and standoff in Florence, SC, have been released from the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said at a press conference on Thursday.

Officials Identify Slain SC Officer as 30-Year Veteran

Six other law enforcement officers were also shot during the ambush and standoff, including three Florence County Sheriff's deputies and three Florence police officers. Their conditions have not been officially released. Florence Mayor John Wukela said some of the other officers were "seriously" wounded.

California Police Take Fire from Barricaded Suspects in Standoff Situation

Officers with the San Diego Police Department surrounded a home early Friday morning where two men had reportedly been barricaded after police were called to respond to the sounds of breaking glass and a woman screaming.