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Jacksonville officer injured in club attack

JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) - A veteran Jacksonville Police officer was injured Wednesday afternoon during a welfare check in the 600 block of Fort Worth Street.

Police say the officer was repeatedly hit with a club causing him to fall over the suspect's porch balcony. The officer is hospitalized with a broken leg.

Police said the suspect, Alan Hampton, 60, was transported to the Rusk State Hospital.

Police say charges could be filed against Hampton, but at this time no charges have been filed.

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