Two Central Texas officers shot, gunman killed

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GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN/CNN VAN) Georgetown police say two officers are recovering after being shot late Tuesday night, and one of the officers was able to shoot and kill the gunman.

Georgetown police say two officers are recovering after being shot late Tuesday night, and one of the officers was able to shoot and kill the gunman. (CNN VAN photo)

Police say they got a 911 call at around 11:20 p.m. about someone possibly trying to break into a home on Garden Meadow Drive.

The caller said the gunman had run off.

Police say officers arrived in less than a minute after the 911 call.

When the first officer arrived, he and the suspect shot at each other.

Police say the man shot the officer in each of his upper legs in the "high thigh area."

When the second officer arrived, she saw the exchange of gunfire, got out of her car and was able to shoot and kill the gunman.

Police say the man shot her in the foot.

“Both officers are in stable condition at a local hospital at this time,” police said in a Facebook post.

Further details weren’t immediately released.