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Douglas police involved in shooting

Posted at 8:46 AM, Mar 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-23 20:05:39-04

Douglas police say an officer was involved in a shooting Friday morning.

According to police, the shooting was in the 900 block of 16th Street.

Upon arrival, officers encountered a victim drenched in gasoline and a suspect that was holding an incendiary device. This incident is what lead to the officer-involved shooting.

The victim, a suspect, was flown to Tucson for treatment. His condition is not known.

Police advised the public to stay away from the area while the investigation was underway.