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    A US state trooper in the southern city of New Orleans in Louisiana was shot in the arm while chasing a suspect, police sources told a local television channel on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The shooting incident took place in the afternoon, the WDSU television channel reported. The pursuit reportedly began in the First District and ended at Law and New Orleans streets in the Seventh Ward.

    ​A spokesperson with the New Orleans Police Department confirmed the shooting, the channel said. There was no immediate information on whether the gunman had been detained.

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