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$18K robbery led to Phoenix officer, civilian shot

$18K robbery led to Phoenix officer, civilian shot

By Taylor Higgins. CREATED Jan 2, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say the robbery of $18,000 led to a chase and car crash that ended with both an officer and civilian being shot in the street.
   
Two men are charged with robbing two employees of a men's club at gunpoint outside a restaurant. They were carrying about $18,000 from the club.
   
The suspects' car then collided with a truck during a chase by police.
   
Police say 26-year-old Roger Allen Sharp of Phoenix got the officer's gun and shot the officer and the truck's driver.
   
Sharp and co-defendant 36-year-old David Lee Murray of Tempe are being held in lieu of $500,000 bonds. It's not immediately known if they have lawyers.
   
Both shooting victims were critically wounded. Their names haven't been released.

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