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State police investigating Huntington officer-involved shooting

May 27, 2019

Indiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Huntington Saturday night. 

Just before midnight, Huntington police responded to an armed robbery at Save On Liquor, 29 Parkmoor Drive, the Huntington Police Department said in a statement. 

The statement said an officer came upon the suspect while searching the area. The suspect ran on foot, it said, with the officer giving chase. During the chase, the statement said, the officer discharged his weapon. 

The suspect was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. 

They said the officer, whose name will be released later, has been placed on administrative leave.

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