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Two injured after being shot by police in Richland

Two people were transported to the hospital, authorities say.
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NAVARRO COUNTY, Texas — Updated with more information from police.

One person was shot and another was injured by local police in Richland Wednesday, which is about an hour south of Dallas, authorities say. 

At 2:02 p.m., a Richland police officer responded to a suspicious persons report near Highway 14 and FM 1394, police said.

Police found two men, and a fight ensued, ending with one of the suspects being shot in the hand, police said. The two men fled the scene in a car, which then crashed shortly after the shooting.

Both suspects were taken to the hospital in separate vehicles. One of the suspects is detained, and police said the suspects' conditions are unknown as of Wednesday night.

The officer involved in the shooting received medical treatment for possible injuries, police said.

Texas Rangers are assisting with the investigation.

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