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Shooting at Speedway Gas Station

Source: Reece Lindquist / WISH

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A trooper was involved in a shooting Monday afternoon at a gas station and convenience store on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana State Police say.

The trooper is OK, said a tweet from Sgt. John Perrine, a spokesman for state police.

Perrine at the crime scene said that the trooper was approaching a man wanted in an investigation when the two got into a fight and the man ran. That’s when shots were exchanged between the trooper and the man, and the man was hit. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Perrine says a tourniquet was applied to the man shot immediately after the shooting.

Investigators also have recovered a gun.

Medics and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to a report of shots fired and a “gunshot scene unsafe” at 5 p.m. Monday at 7805 Brooksville Road. That’s a Speedway gas station and convenience store located southeast of the interchange for I-465.