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Vancouver police officer shot; suspect sought

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VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A police officer has been shot in Vancouver and police are searching for the suspect.
    
Vancouver Police Lt. Scott Creager told The Columbian (http://bit.ly/1lsVbGB) the officer had stopped a car that was reported stolen. When a dispatcher tried to contact the officer, the officer didn't answer and a citizen came on radio saying an officer had been shot.
    
It happened about 11:30 a.m. Monday. The officer has been taken to a hospital.
    
Police are looking for a suspect who fled and they reportedly have another man in custody.

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