- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Tucson police say an officer grazed by a bullet fired by a suspect returned fire, wounding the man.

According to police, the man was riding a bike Monday night when officers working gang and drug enforcement tried to stop him for a traffic violation.

Police say the man then pulled out a gun and fired at police, grazing the officer.

The man was wounded several times by the officer’s return fire.

he suspect was hospitalized in good condition.

No identities were released, but police say the officer who was grazed had been with the Tucson Police Department for 12 years.

Police Chief Chris Magnus says the incident highlights the risks that Tucson police officers face.

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