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ISP Trooper shot during pursuit in southern Ind.

ISP Trooper shot during pursuit in southern Ind.

Evans was "struck in the head", but managed to return fire, according to ISP.

According to a tweet from ISP Sgt. Todd Ringle, the trooper was being treated for his injuries.

An Indiana State Police trooper was shot Tuesday night during a traffic stop near the corner of West Park Place and Jefferson Street in Jeffersonville. Police say Kays became combative, pulled a handgun and fired at the trooper, who was shot in the head.

Police say the trooper chased Kays before he got away but was arrested at his Jeffersonville home. He was apprehended there by Jeffersonville City police and the Clark County Sheriff's deputies.

Evans, a trooper since October 2016, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Kays, now in the Clark County Jail, is charged with attempted murder of a police officer.

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Call 6 Investigates sources said the injured trooper is stationed out of ISP's Sellersburg District.

WISH-TV in Indianapolis reported the shooting happened around 7 p.m.

Police provide update on trooper's condition.

WAVE 3 News crews are in Jeffersonville and at University Hospital in Louisville.

Additional information about the incident or the suspect were not immediately available.

Police shut down roads to escort the officer to University Hospital.