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Robber shoots at off-duty Metro cop in Henderson

A robber fired at an off-duty Metro cop who saw the crime as it was going down Friday night, according to Henderson police.

The officer was not hit.

It happened about 9 p.m. near the intersection of Carnegie Street and Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson police spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said. The officer tried to stop the robber, who fled in a vehicle.

Police set up a perimeter and were looking for the robber, Richards said about 9:45 p.m. Further details were not immediately available.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites.

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