Wounded Phoenix police officer faces surgery

Wounded Phoenix police officer faces surgery

CREATED Jan. 7, 2013

Web Producer: Taylor Higgins

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say an officer faces surgery Monday after being shot and wounded Sunday night. Meanwhile, another man is in custody in the shooting.

Police haven't identified the 36-year-old officer but say he's hospitalized in stable condition with wounds to the face and abdomen.

Sgt. Trent Crump says the officer was shot when he approached a man on a bicycle.

Police sealed off the area and later found a man hiding in a shed. That man's identity hasn't been released.

He had been shot and wounded in the hands.

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