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ISP investigating officer involved shooting in Jonesboro, Illinois

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Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting involving a police officer.

According to State's Attorney Tyler Edmonds, the shooting took place in Jonesboro, Illinois on May 30 around 9:30 p.m.

Edmonds says a 911 call was received reporting a break in at a home in Jonesboro. Police officers and a Illinois Department of Natural Resources officer responded to the scene where an armed person was allegedly threatening officers with a gun.

The person was wounded in the shooting and treated at an area hospital.

Illinois State Police continue to investigate. 

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