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Sheriff Terry Wagner said Christian Alexander was shot first after pointing a gun at a State Patrol trooper, then at two troopers and a Lincoln officer, identified by acting Police Chief Brian Jackson as Jesse Hilger, after the SUV came to a rest.

In the trunk, the trooper allegedly found a black duffle bag containing 25 packages containing a white substance. The contents, which field-tested positive for meth, were seized and weighed 26.2 pounds.

The weekend pursuits involved the State Patrol, the Nebraska Games and Parks Department and the Blaine, Cherry, Brown, Logan, Hooker and Thomas County sheriff’s offices as well as the Thomas County Volunteer Fire Department.

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