Trooper Hospitalized After Incident With Suspect

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FAIRLAND, Ok.– The Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to help in a homicide investigation in Fairland this evening.

A patrolman was injured at some point during the investigation. OHP says the officer’s eye was injured and taken to a Joplin hospital. They think the patrolman was injured by shrapnel.

Authorities say the suspect has now barricaded themselves in a residence off 230 road in town.

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