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Grand Prairie officer shot serving warrant in Arlington

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A Grand Prairie police officer was shot on Thursday night in Arlington.

Police said the Grand Prairie officer was serving a warrant for a fugitive at the Forest Ridge Apartments on Forest Hollow Lane, located just west of Highway 360 and north of Green Oaks Boulevard.

The officer was struck in the hand and then the shoulder, but the bullet hit the bullet proof vest when it hit the shoulder area.

Medics at the scene were able to treat the officer.

Arlington police are leading the investigation into the shooting and potential charges for attempted murder of a police officer are possible.

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