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Officer dies after shooting in Texas

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Posted at 3:33 PM, Jun 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 13:18:12-04

One of two officers shot while on patrol in San Antonio, Texas has died, police said Friday according to The Associated Press.

Both officers were in critical condition on Thursday afternoon after they got into a firefight while on patrol in San Antonio, Texas, multiple local outlets report. 

According to the Express-News, a suspect began firing at the officers after the officers stepped out of a vehicle just around 3:20 p.m. local time. One of the officers was wounded in the chest, and the other officer was struck in the face. 

The officer who was shot in the chest reportedly pulled the other officer to safety during the shootout. 

One of the suspects was killed, and another was arrested, the Express-News reported. 

As of late Thursday evening, the officer who was shot in the chest was in critical condition, but expected to live. But The Express-News reported that the condition of the officer shot in the face was grave, and Chief William McManus had said he was not expected to live.