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Probation Officer Shot in Southern Utah

AN ARIZONA PAROLE OFFICER WAS SHOT IN THE LEG -- BY A SUSPECT, IN ST. GEORGE -- EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

A MANHUNT IS NOW UNDERWAY FOR THE SHOOTER, WHO AUTHORITIES BELIEVE IS A MAN, BUT AREN'T YET SURE.

ST. GEORGE POLICE SGT. SAM DESPAIN SAYS THE SHOOTER WAS WEARING A WHITE HOCKEY MASK UNDER A BLACK HOODIE.

HE RAN AWAY FROM THE SHOOTING, ON FOOT.

IT'S NOT CLEAR YET IF THE ARIZONA OFFICER WAS FOLLOWING UP ON A PAROLEE.

HE IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY.

 

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