Mesquite officers shoot armed burglary suspect

- Police in Mesquite were involved in a shootout with suspects who tried to burglarize a business early Thursday morning.

The Mesquite Police Department said it happened just before 3 a.m. at a business off Interstate 30 near Park Run Drive.

Officers who were investigating a call about a burglary in progress ran into two suspects. At least one of them had a handgun.

One of the suspects was shot during an exchange of gunfire. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The second suspect was taken into custody.

No officers were injured.

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