Police Officer Shot In Aurora, Colo.

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DENVER — An Aurora Police Officer was shot in the face while on-duty Tuesday, KUSA reported, citing sources.

Officers were investigating a shooting at 142 Del Mar Circle when the investigation led them to East 46th Avenue—where they were fired upon.

The officer was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injures, police said.

Police set up a large perimeter around the location.

Residents were asked to avoid the area.