Denver (US), May 9
An officer in Colorado was shot in the leg and police have launched a search for the shooter.
Denver police said in a tweet late Saturday that a large police presence was looking for the suspect in an area northwest of downtown.
The wounded officer was taken to a hospital.
As of early Sunday, the officer was in critical condition, Chief Ron Thomas told KDVR-TV.
Thomas also said authorities had set up a perimeter in the search area, and residents were encouraged to stay inside their homes. AP