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Authorities say San Diego patrol officer wounded by gunfire, suspect dead


SAN DIEGO — Authorities say a San Diego police officer was shot and wounded while chasing a suspect who was later killed.

San Diego police officer Dan Lasher says a patrol officer was shot at 8:18 a.m. Sunday on Mesa College Drive when she was chasing a suspect on foot.

Lasher says the suspect later died. He said the suspect either shot himself or was shot by officers.

Lasher did not have additional details about the officer's condition or why she was chasing the suspect.

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