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Published: Jun 10, 2014 12:13 PM EDT
Updated: Jun 10, 2014 3:32 PM EDT

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A Lakeland police officer is in critical condition after being shot during a confrontation with a possible wanted suspect.
    
Authorities say the suspect was also shot multiple times, leaving him in critical condition.
    
Police spokesman Sgt. Gary Gross says Officer Doug Mills and Sgt. Jeff Gary confronted the suspect Tuesday morning. The man shot at the officers.
    
The Lakeland Ledger (http://bit.ly/1pg1WTB) reports that Mills was shot at least once and was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
    
Gross says the officers shot back at the man. He was hit multiple times and was also taken to the hospital.
    
Police say the man was carrying four handguns at the time.
    
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Information from: The Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.), http://www.theledger.com

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