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Officials: Chase suspect shot by Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper

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YALE, Okla. – An alleged suspect, who police say led them on a chase in Noble County, is recovering after being shot by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper.

Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Yale police attempted to pull over a suspect, who refused to stop.

After Yale officers lost track of the alleged suspect, Noble County Sheriff’s deputies and troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol took over the pursuit.

At some point, they spotted the alleged suspect and a trooper fired at the man.

Authorities say the suspect was hit and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The man has been identified as 40-year-old Brandon James Wooten.

At last check, he was stable at a Tulsa hospital after being shot an unknown number of times, according to Cpt. Paul Timmons with Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

No members of law enforcement were injured in the pursuit.

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