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UPDATE: Police chase from Idaho ends with shooting in Ontario

A pickup truck stands empty on East Idaho Avenue in Ontario after a police pursuit that reportedly started Thursday evening in Idaho. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

UPDATE: This story has been updated at 8 p.m. with new information from the scene.

ONTARIO – A police pursuit that started in Nampa just before rush hour Thursday ended in Ontario with a shooting that sent the driver to the hospital, according to Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe.

The pursuit ended on East Idaho Avenue just west of the railroad overpass in downtown Ontario.

The man driving the Dodge SLT pickup with Idaho license plates stepped out of the vehicle at that point and shots were fired. The driver, whose identity was not immediately available, was taken to Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario for treatment. His condition . . .