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US: Police officer, suspect shot outside north Texas restaurant

AP
Published Dec 30, 2016, 2:12 pm IST
Updated Dec 30, 2016, 2:14 pm IST
Weatherford Police say the shootings occurred during an investigative traffic stop of a vehicle with two males and a female in it.
Police say officers were trying to arrest one of the males on a warrant when the scuffle broke out in the parking lot of the Tequila Bar Y Grill. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)
 Police say officers were trying to arrest one of the males on a warrant when the scuffle broke out in the parking lot of the Tequila Bar Y Grill. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)

Weatherford: A police officer and a suspect have been shot while scuffling outside a north Texas restaurant.

Weatherford Police say the shootings occurred during "an investigative traffic stop" of a vehicle with two males and a female in it about 9:15 p.m.

 

Police say officers were trying to arrest one of the males on a warrant when the scuffle broke out in the parking lot of the Tequila Bar Y Grill.

Officer Chris Bumpas and the suspect, who has not been identified, were both shot and taken to a local hospital.

Police say Bumpers "is out of surgery, stable and recovering well." Details of the suspect's condition were not available.

Weatherford detectives and a Texas Ranger were investigating the incident.

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