UPDATE: Officers were responding to a call of an armed robbery at a Game Stop when they encountered the suspects in a shopping center parking lot in Hampton, Virginia.
During a struggle with one of the suspects an officer was shot. Another officer at the scene returned fire and shot the suspect.
The officer is in stable condition and the suspect is in critical condition according to multiple sources.
HAMPTON, Va. — A Virginia police officer and a robbery suspect have both been shot in a shopping center parking lot.
Hampton police said Monday on their official Twitter page that the officer is in good condition. The suspect is in serious condition.
We are so thankful for the support we have received. The vest our officer was wearing saved their life. Just released from the hospital.
— Hampton VA Police (@HamptonVAPolice) June 12, 2017
Police said officers were responding to a report of a robbery at a business when the shooting broke out Monday afternoon. No further details were available immediately.
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