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Arizona trooper shot while responding to car crash

The scene of the shooting in Arizona.

The scene of the shooting in Arizona.  (Fox 10)

An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper is expected to be OK after he was shot while responding to a rollover crash near Tonopah.

DPS says the trooper responded to reports of a vehicle rollover at the scene and became involved in an altercation with an unknown suspect. Both the trooper and suspect were shot. After the shooting, a civilian got on the trooper's radio to report he had been shot.

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A woman was also reportedly injured, possibly as a result of the rollover.

The suspect was taken into custody at the scene and his condition is unknown.

The trooper was airlifted to a nearby hospital and is believed to have non-life threatening injuries.

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