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Officer In Critical Condition After Shooting

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By Paul Johnson

Vancouver, Washington (CNN) - In Washington, police have arrested two men after a shooting that injured an officer.
Authorities say the men were in a car when the motorcycle officer tried to pull them over.
The suspects fired shots hitting the officer multiple times.
They sped off and crashed the car they were in soon after.
That's when witnesses say the one of the suspects tried to carjack him.
"The guy comes up to our window, and he says, 'You have to get us the hell out of here!' He said it twice, he said, 'You gotta get me out of here! You gotta get me outta here!'"
One of the men had an outstanding warrant for drug possession prior to the shooting.
He now faces attempted murder, robbery and weapons charges.
The officer is in critical condition.


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