State troopers shoot, wound man during arrest in Lancaster County
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.
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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.