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Jul 23, 2013 11:37 AM by Associated Press

Officer Shot While Arresting Suspect in Girl's Murder

SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - A North Texas officer and another person have been shot as police executed a warrant over the slaying of a 6-year-old girl.

Saginaw police on Tuesday attempted to serve a warrant at a house on the same block as the family of Alanna Gallagher. Her body was found July 1 wrapped in a tarp on a residential street.

Spokesman Officer Damon Ing confirms an officer has been shot. He had no further details but says the case involves the investigation into the girl's killing.

A spokesman with MedStar Emergency Medical Services in Fort Worth says two people were wounded. Matt Zavadsky says one person has a gunshot wound to the groin and the other person was shot in the head. He had no identities. Both were transported to hospitals.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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