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    Suspect Wounds US Police Officer in Head, Takes Hostage in Mount Vernon

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    An unidentified suspect shot a police officer in the head and then reportedly took at least one hostage in Mount Vernon, US state of Washington, local media reported Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Police officer responded to a call at 5:30 p.m. local time on Thursday [22:30 GMT], approached the scene and then got shot by the suspect, the KING5 broadcaster reported.

    Police negotiators are in contact with the suspect who barricaded himself and the hostage in a building.

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