Salina police return fire at armed man

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SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Salina say a man is hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with officers investigating a domestic disturbance.

KSAL-AM reports (http://bit.ly/1jtOk38 ) the incident happened Wednesday afternoon.

Police Capt. Mike Sweeney says the officers were talking with a woman at a park across the street from the house where the disturbance was reported. Sweeney says a man approached with a rifle and began firing at the officers.

Two officers took cover as a third returned fire at the man, who was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. None of the officers were hurt.

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