Officials: Indiana trooper shot in the head while pursuing a suspect

Indiana State Trooper injured in shooting (Photo: MGN Online)

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating after an Indiana State Police trooper was injured in a shooting in southern Indiana.

State police say the trooper was shot in the head on Tuesday evening in Jeffersonville and was alert and conscious while traveling to a hospital. Authorities believe the injury is not life threatening

The trooper's identity was not released. Authorities say the trooper was shot while pursuing a suspect.

Further details were not immediately available.

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