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Man taken to hospital after trooper-involved shooting in Lancaster County

UPDATE, Noon: State Police identified the man who was hospitalized as Jeromey Barnes, 37, according to FOX43’s Samantha Galvez. Barnes was wanted on multi...
trooper involved shooting

UPDATE, Noon: State Police identified the man who was hospitalized as Jeromey Barnes, 37, according to FOX43’s Samantha Galvez.

Man taken to hospital after trooper-involved shooting in Lancaster County

Barnes was found in a vehicle with a 24-year-old female, who was not injured in the shooting and is cooperating with the investigation, police say.

Original Story

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– A man was taken to the hospital after a trooper-involved shooting.

Around 2:00 a.m., police went to a home on S. Belmont Road near the intersection of Corner Ketch Road in Paradise Township to serve a warrant on a wanted person.

The suspect was found to be inside a vehicle attempted to flee before he struck a trooper’s vehicle while the trooper was inside.

When police attempted to remove the suspect from his vehicle, he began to pose a threat to police, which led to the shooting.

The trooper hit the suspect with a single shot, who was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No State Police were harmed during the incident.

Trooper James Spencer provided an update during a press conference:

More information is expected to be released later today, and the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will provide updates as they become available.