Early Morning Aggravated Robbery Suspect Shot

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The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting in Brownsville.

Brownsville Police officers responded to call of an aggravated robbery in progress at a CVS Pharmacy at about 1:20 a.m. Police reported a male subject displayed a handgun to the clerk. Officers arrived while the suspect was still inside by the pharmacy area. Gunfire was exchanged. One officer was shot in the leg and the suspect in the abdomen.

Both were transported to a hospital, the officer is in stable condition. The suspect went into surgery this morning. No other injuries were reported.

News Center 23 will bring updates as they are available.

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