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Off-duty NYPD officer buying car shot and critically injured

NEW YORK (AP) — A manhunt is underway for a gunman who critically wounded an off-duty New York Police Department officer. Police on Sunday were looking for the man who announced a robbery Saturday night when the officer showed up at a  Brooklyn street address to buy a car. Authorities say an exchange of gunfire at the scene left the officer critically injured in a nearby hospital. They say the deal to transfer ownership of a car had been made over a social media platform. The officer, who was not identified, arrived at the scene with a relative.

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