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Manhunt underway in Scott County, IN

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LEXINGTON, IN (WAVE) – A manhunt is on after someone fired shots at a police officer and then fled into a densely wooded area near Lexington, Indiana in Scott County.

On Sunday night, the officer was running a license plate of a car, one he believed could be stolen, when the driver fired four to five shots and took off into the woods.

The officer was not hit or injured in any way from the shots fired at him, according to police.

The Scott County Sheriff's Office gave chase and searched for the man throughout Sunday night.

Little information is known about the suspect at this time. We will bring you more information on this story as it develops on WAVE 3, online at and on your mobile device with the WAVE 3 mobile app.

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