Motorcyclist with gun shot during traffic stop

By The Associated Press

AUBURN — A motorcyclist who brandished a handgun during a traffic stop has been hospitalized after a police-action shooting Thursday morning in northeastern Indiana, State Police said.

After the male motorcyclist pointed the gun, an Auburn Police Department officer shot him, State Police said.

The man was transported to Parkview Regional Medical Center in nearby Fort Wayne for treatment.

A female passenger on the motorcycle and the officer were not injured, police said.

The officer made the traffic stop after spotting a violation, police said. The motorcycle operator was reported to have a suspended license, police said.

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