Police officer, suspect in stable condition after shooting in southern Jordan

A police officer and suspect are in stable condition after gunshots exchanged at a Salt Lake County residence Friday night, officials said.

The incident occurred at 10,400 S1800 W. Police said they were looking for a suspect with an existing warrant at the house in South Jordan.

When the police were given permission to enter the suspect’s home, the officers said they found the suspect in the basement, where he fired at the police.

One officer was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital in stable condition. Police said they shot back at the suspect, who was also shot and taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Ambulances arrived at the scene and were escorted to the Intermountain Medical Center by police.

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