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State troopers shoot, wound man during arrest in Lancaster County

Written by The Associated Press | Feb 19, 2019 10:33 AM
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A sign marks the location of the barracks for the Pennsylvania State Police in Blooming Grove Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)

(Lancaster) -- State police shot and wounded a man in Lancaster County after he allegedly drove into a trooper's vehicle as they tried to arrest him.

The shooting occurred shortly after two this morning at a home in Paradise Township.

Authorities say the man was being sought by law enforcement -- but haven't provided additional details.

When troopers arrived at the home, they found him in a van.  The man allegedly drove off as they approached and struck a state police cruiser.

Troopers then fired at the van, which soon crashed into a field. 

The man was hit by one bullet. He was being treated at a hospital for wounds that were not considered life-threatening.

His name hasn't been released.

No troopers were injured.

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