Authorities: Trooper recovering after shooting in Saginaw

Authorities: Trooper recovering after shooting in Saginaw

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SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say a state trooper is recovering after being shot in Saginaw in an exchange of gunfire that also left a suspect wounded.

Police responded about 9 p.m. Thursday to a reported shooting and the suspect fled the scene. State police say troopers saw a man matching the suspect's description enter an abandoned home.

When officers approached, police say a shooting ensued.

Police say the trooper was hospitalized in good condition. The condition of the suspect wasn't released. Names of those involved weren't immediately released.

An area roadway was shut down as police investigated.

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