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Arizona probation officer shot in St. George, Utah

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) - Authorities say they're looking for a person who shot an Arizona probation officer in the leg in southern Utah.

St. George police say they responded to the shooting about 6:20 a.m. Tuesday.

The male officer from Mohave County had been shot in the upper leg and was taken to Dixie Regional Medical Center with injuries that don't appear to be life-threatening.

The suspect is described as 6 feet tall with a slender build. Authorities say the shooter was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a white hockey mask. The person's gender wasn't clear.

St. George police Sgt. Sam Despain says no arrests have been made.

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