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Norwich police officer shot in armed standoff

A Norwich police officer was shot a “number of times” Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, during an armed standoff with a “despondent, suicidal” man at the Cedar Glen Apartments on Cedar Street, police said.

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A Norwich police officer escorts residents down Cedar St. as Norwich and State Police gather on Cedar St. in Norwich after a city officer was shot in an apartment complex Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

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Norwich and State Police gather on Cedar St. in Norwich after a city officer was shot in an apartment complex Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

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Norwich and State Police gather on Cedar St. in Norwich after a city officer was shot in an apartment complex Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

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A Norwich police officer helps a family evacuate as city and State Police gather on Cedar St. in Norwich after a city officer was shot in an apartment complex Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

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A state police officer carrying an assault rifle walks down Cedar Street as Norwich and State Police gather in the area in Norwich after a city officer was shot in an apartment complex Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

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