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Vt. officers involved in shooting identified

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Sgt. Denis Girouard Sgt. Denis Girouard
Tpr. Seth Loomis Tpr. Seth Loomis
Courtesy: Brent Bapp Courtesy: Brent Bapp
Eric Jackson Eric Jackson
BARTON, Vt. -

The names of two police officers who shot and wounded a suspect in Barton have been released by VSP. 

Sergeant Denis Girouard and Trooper Seth Loomis are on paid leave which is protocol.State Police say the two troopers shot 27-year-old Eric Jackson of Lyndonville after a high-speed chase. Jackson allegedly stole at least one vehicle and then rammed the police cruisers. The troopers jumped out and fired multiple times wounding Jackson.

Jackson is still recovering at the hospital and is in stable condition.

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