Rocky Mountain National Park ranger, driver hurt in shootout

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A shootout during a traffic stop at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park wounded a ranger and one of two suspects who were involved in an earlier pursuit with law enforcement.

A park spokeswoman says the shooting happened after the ranger stopped a driver on the east side of the park Wednesday morning.

The park ranger was shot but was wearing a ballistic vest and wasn’t seriously injured.

One of the suspects also was shot and was taken to a nearby hospital. The other suspect, who was not injured, was taken into custody.

Authorities haven’t said what led to the shooting.

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