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Toll Worker Shooting

Officials reconsider safety measures after shooting at Golden Gate Bridge

Officials are re-evaluating security at the Golden Gate Bridge after a toll collector was shot during an attempted robbery over the weekend.

The woman was wounded in the neck and chest but is expected to survive. San Francisco police say an officer shot the robbery suspect near the scene and arrested him. They recovered a handgun and an undisclosed amount of money.

A spokeswoman for the agency in charge of the bridge says the attack shows "some vulnerability" that needs to be reviewed. She says the shooting has rattled longtime toll collectors, many of whom view regular commuters as extended family.

Some regulars often give gifts or flowers to toll workers during the holiday season.

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