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Oklahoma City police officer, suspect injured in shootout


January 24, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer and a suspect are both recovering from gunshot wounds after a shootout over the weekend, police said Monday.

Officer Braden Downs was shot in the chest and hand after responding to a domestic disturbance call Saturday afternoon, police said in a statement. One of the rounds was stopped by a ballistic vest Downs was wearing, police said.

Downs returned fire, striking 63-year-old Joel Lewis in the leg. After barricading himself inside the house, Lewis eventually surrendered to officers and was admitted to a hospital for treatment, the sta...

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