Indiana trooper shoots suspect who police say pointed gun

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a trooper shot an armed robbery suspect outside of a central Indiana convenience store when the man pointed a gun at him.

Police say the trooper walked into a Ricker’s convenience store in Anderson, about 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis, about 8:20 a.m. Monday. Police said the clerk said the store had just been robbed and pointed outside to a man in a vehicle. Police say the man pointed a gun at the trooper when the trooper confronted him.

Police say the trooper fired multiple shots, striking the man at least once. Police say the suspect then surrendered for treatment of the gunshot wound, which is not believed to be life-threatening. Police say the trooper was not injured.

State police say the shooting is under investigation.

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