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Gazette Premium Content Loveland apartment searched in hunt for shooting suspects

Associated Press - Updated: March 3, 2014 at 6:42 pm
Associated Press - Updated: March 3, 2014 at 6:42 pm • Published: March 3, 2014

LOVELAND — Authorities say a Loveland police officer who was shot and wounded during a nighttime traffic stop is in intensive care at a local hospital, but he is expected to survive. Police spokesman Sgt. Mike Halloran said Monday officers found a vehicle early Monday and they are searching...

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LOVELAND — Authorities have searched a Loveland apartment but didn't make any arrests after a shooting that left a police officer critically injured.

The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports (http://tinyurl.com/n8qx84n ) no one was home when police entered the residence Monday afternoon.

Earlier Monday, a high school, middle school and elementary school were placed on lockdown during the search.

Police say the officer who was injured is expected to survive. Authorities identified him as 36-year-old Garret Osilka (oh-SIL'-kuh).

He was shot Sunday during a nighttime traffic stop.

Police say Osilka returned fire. It's not known if a suspect was hit, but hospitals were told to be on the lookout for someone with a gunshot wound.

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Information from: Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald, http://www.reporterherald.com/

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