He described the injuries as "orthopedic in nature" and "whether or not they need surgery, doctors will decide as the day goes forward," Israel said.
"It's very stressful for them, their families and the agency, but based on what I've just heard, I'm optimistic they'll have a full recovery," the sheriff said. "They're both doing as well as can be expected. They're both very, very brave men."
Investigators are working to determine whether the suspect was armed and who exactly fired the shots at the burglary scene in Pompano Beach, she said.
During the investigation, traffic was being detoured from the area of A1A near Hillsboro Boulevard.
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