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Altoona Police Shooting

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the shots-fired call in altoona about 4:30 this morning involved a city police officer.

 

police say the officer encountered a male suspect in the alley between 4th and 3rd streets. he fired one round into the suspect’s upper body and the injury did not appear to be life-threatening.

 

the officer was not injured.

 

state police from the lewistown barracks have been called in to assist in the investigation.

 

more details will be released later.

4-8-13