Licking Co. Deputy fires shots while being struck by vehicle in Newark, Sheriff says

NEWARK, OH (WCMH) — A Licking County Deputy is being treated for injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Newark Saturday, according to Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp.

Sgt. Jeff Miller was identified as the deputy struck during the pursuit. He was released from the hospital Sunday.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were pursuing suspects out of a burglary call when it happened.

Miller fired shots, but no injuries from those shots fired were reported. Two suspects are in custody.

BCI will be handling the shooting portion of the investigation.

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