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Trooper Involved Shooting

Updated: Tuesday, March 12 2013, 08:09 AM EDT
Law enforcement officers from several agencies are on the scene of a shooting involving a State Trooper in Cherokee County.

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened this morning about 8am on Highway 64, about 6 miles from the Tennessee line.

We don't have any details on what sparked the incident at this time.
The sheriff's office says a trooper was assaulted and then the suspect involved was shot.

Authorities say the trooper is fine. 

The suspect is in surgery at this hour at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.

We will have much more on this story tonight on News 13.Trooper Involved Shooting

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