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State Trooper Hurt in Shootout

WEST HANOVER TOWNSHIP — A state trooper is in the hospital Monday morning after trading gunfire with a man in Dauphin County.

Authorities said the trooper approached a person who was hitting mailboxes with his vehicle near Harrisburg Sunday night.

That 49-year-old man then opened fire, hitting the trooper.  Investigators said the officer shot back.

Both were rushed to the hospital.  Authorities have not released their names or conditions.


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