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St. Paul Police Shoot, Injure Man After Chase

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Police in St. Paul say a man is in critical condition after he was shot by an officer, and a man in a nearby home was grazed by a bullet during the incident.

Police were called to a suspected church burglary early Sunday in the Merriam Park area, and officers say they saw a suspicious car leaving.

Reports say that police followed, but a passenger got out and ran. A St. Paul sergeant believed the man had a handgun, and fired multiple times.
 
An occupant of a nearby home was grazed by a bullet. Police Sgt. Paul Paulos says officials don’t know whether the bullet came from the suspect or from the officer’s handgun. A gun found at the scene didn’t belong to police.

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