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HASTINGS — Officers from the Hastings Police Department shot a man Saturday while attempting to take him into custody, authorities said.

The city said in a news release that officers recognized the wanted man at about 1 p.m. and attempted to make contact. He fled on foot.

The chase ended behind a business, and the city said the suspect was armed and shots were fired by police.

Officers administered medical treatment until the man was transported. His condition is unknown.

Officers involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation, according to the news release.

No further details were immediately released.

The Nebraska State Patrol is leading the investigation.

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