Manchester shootout, policeman in hospital in serious condition
A policeman is now in hospital after he was shot and injured during an exchange of gunfire with gunmen in Manchester this morning.
The cop whose name has not been released is said to be in serious condition.
The police say that a team of officers, acting on information, went to a premises in the community of Hatfield, in pursuit of several men armed with guns, when a gun battle ensued.
After the shooting subsided it was observed that the lawman was shot and injured.
He was assisted to hospital, where he is being treated.
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