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Kenosha officer shot, police looking for suspect

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KENOSHA (WKOW) -- Police in Kenosha are searching for the person who shot a police officer Saturday morning.

The officer was responding to a car break-in in Kenosha, when police say someone matching a suspect's description pulled out a gun and fired.

The officer shot back, but the shooter ran off.

Authorities say the officer was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound. He will be okay.

People who live nearby tell our affiliate WISN they're startled.

The officer is a 30-year-old man with two years of service with the Kenosha Police Department.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice will investigate the shooting.

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