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State police: Man shot by trooper after firing at police in Mansfield

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Connecticut State Police say a trooper has shot a man who fired at police as they arrived to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance in Mansfield.

According to Sgt. Eric Haglund, the shooting happened Tuesday night.

The man was flown to a hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

Haglund says a trooper suffered a minor injury, but was not shot.

Authorities have not released the names of the injured man or the troopers involved.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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