Female police officer critical after shooting in the Bronx

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.

The New York Police Department wrote on Twitter that the officer was shot while in a patrol vehicle with her partner in the Bronx early Wednesday.

The shooting took place near the corner of Morris Ave and East 183 Street.

The 12-year veteran officer has been hospitalized at St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition.

Police say there are no outstanding suspects.

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