Raw: Conroe officer shot in face during standoff

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by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on April 2, 2011 at 7:02 PM

CONROE, Texas – A man was dead and an officer in critical condition Saturday following a shooting outside a Conroe bakery.

Police said the officer responded to a report in the 330 block of North Loop 336 east that an armed man was tapping the front door of a Discount Bakery Store with a shotgun.

Upon his arrival, the officer said the suspect was armed and pointing it at him.

Police said the dispatcher then heard shots fired, prompting more officers to respond.

They found the officer had been shot in the face and transported him to the hospital in critical condition.

The suspect died at the scene.

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