Cops chase, wound robbery suspects near Bellingham

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on August 8, 2013 at 8:12 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 9 at 6:05 AM

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Law enforcement officers have shot and wounded two men believed to have robbed a Bellingham, Wash., gas station. The two led police on a chase up the Mount Baker Highway and exchanged gunfire with pursuing officers.
  
The Bellingham Herald reports no officers were hit Thursday evening.
  
The newspaper says the fleeing men fired a shotgun at pursuing officers, who included Bellingham police and Whatcom County sheriff's deputies.
  
The speeding car eventually crashed near a roundabout. One man reportedly continued firing at arriving officers, who returned fire.
  
One man was reported in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds while the other was hit in an arm.

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