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      TPD launches criminal investigation into police shooting

      Toledo Police now say that a criminal and internal investigation has been launched into a shooting incident that left a Toledo Police sergeant injured Monday afternoon.

      Authorities say Sergeant Jeffrey Bechtel was shot by a veteran officer during shift change, around 1:40 p.m. The other officer's name has not been confirmed by the department, but sources say command officer Gloria Burks was the shooter.

      Sgt. Bechtel, who was celebrating his 25th year - to the day - anniversary on the job, was shot once in the arm. He was taken to Toledo Hospital for treatment of the injury, which was non-life threatening.

      Toledo Police Chief Mike Navarre says Burks has been admitted to the University of Toledo Medical Center for a "medical problem." Sources say she has been relieved of duties.

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