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Yellowstone National Park shooting leaves suspect dead, officer injured

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A shoot out at Yellowstone National Park left a suspect dead and a park ranger injured, the National Park Service (NPS) said in a statement Thursday afternoon.The deceased suspect, who has not been identified, was making threats with a firearm at the park’s Canyon Village complex overnight Wednesday and into early Thursday when rangers were called to the scene, NPS said. Gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and the rangers, which ultimately led to the suspect being killed.One Yellowstone law enforcement park ranger was injured. The ranger is in stable condition and being treated at a nearby regional hospital, NPS said. An area around the Canyon Lodge complex remains closed for the investigation. The complex is located in northwestern Wyoming and is popular for tourists visiting the historic park.The FBI is leading the investigation with support from NPS special agents.  

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