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Phoenix Police Officer Recovering After Being Shot Several Times

A Phoenix police officer has undergone surgery after being shot six times and authorities say the suspect is facing attempted murder charges. 

36-year-old officer Peter Bennett is recovering from gunshot wounds to the right side of his face, his right hip and right arm.  

Bennett was shot Sunday (5) night when police say he approached a man on a bicycle in an area with a high rate of burglaries.  The man then fled.  Police sealed off the area and found a 28-year-old man hiding in a shed.

The suspect's name hasn't been released yet, but police officials say he has a prior felony conviction.

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