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Lakeland Police investigate officer-involved shooting

LAKELAND, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Lakeland Police say one of their own has been hit by gunfire along with a suspect.

Police officials are at 800 N. Florence investigating an officer involved shooting. 

Police say Sergeant Jeff Gary and Officer Doug Mills responded to N. Lake Wire Park in reference to a wanted person. When the officers approached the suspect, police say he shot at them.

Police say officers returned fire and Officer Mills was shot at least once in the arm, taken to LRMC, and is in good condition.

Police also say the suspect was shot and EMS personnel are working on him at this time. The suspect had four guns on him at the time of the shooting, police said.

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