Authorities: Wounded Raleigh officer hit by police bullet

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Authorities say a Raleigh police officer wounded during a break-in investigation was hit by a bullet from another officer.

City officials said in a news release that the officer was treated at a hospital following Wednesday's shooting and released.

Authorities say a suspect who was also wounded during the encounter had been armed with a knife. He was in critical but stable condition Wednesday night; authorities didn't update his condition on Thursday.

The news release didn't say what charges he may face.

Officers responded to reports of a break-in at an apartment complex Wednesday afternoon, and a witness heard multiple shots fired.


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