Armed Robbery Suspect Shot by Police in Methuen, Massachusetts

Authorities confirm a suspect was hurt in a police-involved shooting Thursday evening at a luxury apartment complex in Methuen, Massachusetts.

According to police, the responding officers were not injured in the shooting at 142 Pleasant Valley St.

Methuen Police say the suspect, a 36-year-old man, recognized himself in a surveillance photo they shared - he was wanted in connection to the armed robbery of the Pleasant Valley Superette Thursday morning.

"He wanted to talk to the officers. He agreed to meet with the officers in the parking lot because he didn't have a ride to the station," said Captain Randy Haggar in a press conference.

Then, Haggar says, the man drew a gun and approached the four officers on the scene.

The suspect was shot multiple times. According to Haggar, the officers immediately disarmed him and began administering first aid.

The suspect's condition was not immediately clear, but Haggar said his injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. Police say he was transported to a local hospital.

The officers have been placed on administrative leave and their weapons have been secured.

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