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Vallejo, Calif., police officer fatally shot

Vallejo, Calif., police officer shot and killed after pursuit of bank robbery suspect By The Associated Press

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) ' Authorities say a police officer in Vallejo (vuh-LAY'-oh), Calif., has been shot and killed after a pursuit of a bank robbery suspect.

Vallejo police Sgt. Jeff Bassett tells The San Francisco Chronicle ( that the officer was shot after a robbery of a Bank of America around 1:35 p.m. Thursday.

Bassett says the officer was hit by gunfire when the suspect got out of his car and ran from the area.

The name of the officer has not been released.

Police were searching the area looking for a second suspect.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle,

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