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Officer hit by car while chasing suspect

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville Metro police officer was hit by a car while chasing a suspected shoplifter.

According to MetroSafe, the officer was hit around 9 p.m. Wednesday at the WalMart located in Bashford Manor Mall.

An off-duty sheriff was told by the store security someone was shoplifting.

When the officer chased the suspect, he ran out in front of a car.

The officer was treated at the scene and is expected to be okay.

Additional officers on the scene were able to catch the suspect.

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