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Man Robs Bank in Chino, Shoots Police Officer

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A man was caught on surveillance tape yesterday while robbing a bank in Chino. After walking outside, he shot an on-duty police officer, reports NBC Los Angeles.

In the tape, the man, who's wearing a mask, can be seen holding a rifle as he walks around California Bank and Trust, and then leaving carrying a bag. He allegedly shot the officer, who was on routine patrol, almost immediately upon leaving the bank.

After being shot, the police officer was able to drive himself to the hospital, where he's now listed in stable condition. No one else was injured.

Following the robbery and shooting, a number of streets were closed down and several schools were placed on lockdown. Police were still searching for the suspect -- who's described as a 35- to 40-year-old white male, about six feet tall and weighing between 200 and 250 pounds -- this morning.