2 officers shot in Texas while answering suicide call

Two Texas police officers were shot and wounded and a person is dead after officials responded to a reported suicide in Fort Worth, The Associated Press reported.

The shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. CT on Friday. Fort Worth officer Ray Azucena and probationary officer Xavier Serrano, who was in field training, arrived at the home and found one person shot dead inside the house, WFAA reported.

The officers were subsequently told that a witness was in a backyard shed and were shot after opening the shed door. Police returned fire, a standoff ensued and police later confirmed the unidentified gunman was dead.
Authorities say Azucena underwent surgery after being shot in the upper torso and extremities, and is expected to recover. Serrano was saved from serious injury by body armor.

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