Man fleeing police, fired shots, shot by officers

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JACKSONVILLE, FL – A Jacksonville police officer has been placed on standard administrative leave after shooting a suspect who pulled a gun and fired after a brief chase. Officers approached the suspect who was wanted on felony battery charges. After being called to come to officers, police say the suspect fled, eventually shooting at the officer. The suspect was struck by the officer returning fire and is recovering from his wounds in the hospital.

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