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A Tokyo police officer was shot in the left arm here Saturday during an apartment raid linked to yakuza and firearms, police officials said.

Two gunman and another man were inside the apartment but got away. The apartment, which is in a residential area west of Higashi Kanagawa Station on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line, was being used by a gang associated with the Yamaguchi-gumi crime syndicate, the officials said.

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