2 Trenton police officers shot

2 Trenton police officers shot

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gunfire erupted as police attempted to serve a warrant in a domestic violence investigation, leaving two police detectives wounded and a suspect dead in New Jersey's capital city.

Mercer County Prosecutor Joseph Bocchini says the suspect opened fire on the detectives as he was exiting a home on Hobart Avenue in Trenton Thursday.

The prosecutor says more than a half dozen bullets were fired.

One officer was shot in the shoulder and the other was shot in the back. They're being treated at a hospital, where the prosecutor says they were conscious and talking.

The body of the suspect remains in the street while investigators wait for the medical examiner's office.

The names of the officers and the suspect have not been released.

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