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Trooper shot, manhunt underway in Wilson County

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State troopers are scouring Wilson County by air and ground after a trooper was reportedly shot Monday evening.

Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting, according to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement agencies from Wilson, Nash, Pitt and surrounding counties are assisting in the manhunt. Highway Patrol helicopters were in the skies above Wilson County as of 6:30 p.m.

The trooper was rushed to the hospital for treatment. The victim's identity and condition were not immediately known.

Visit WilsonTimes.com for updates to this developing story.  

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