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Suspect in CVS pharmacy robbery shot by Chula Vista police

October 15, 2012 |  7:56 am

A robbery suspect was wounded early Monday after exchanging shots with a Chula Vista police officer outside a pharmacy that had just been robbed, officials said.

The officer was not injured.

The incident occurred as police arrived about 1:30 a.m. after being called about a robbery at a CVS pharmacy. As police pulled up, the suspect fired several rounds at them, officials said.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital with wounds not considered life-threatening.

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