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5/9/03 - Gladewater

Shots Fired At Gladewater National Bank

Gunfire broke out today after the robbery of Gladewater National Bank. An officer and a suspect were shot. Another suspect is in custody. The FBI says two boys -- ages 15 and 16 -- went into the bank late Friday afternoon with guns drawn. FBI spokesman John Skillestad says the shooting began when Gladewater police arrived as the suspects were trying to flee. Skillestad says a gunbattle ensued outside the bank. Skillestad says Gladewater officer, Jason Weeks was grazed in the head, but is expected to be o.k. He was treated and released at a Tyler hospital. One youth was undergoing surgery at a Tyler hospital. The FBI says the other teen is in custody.  Both face charges of attempted robbery and attempted murder.
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