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Car theft suspect shot at after slamming into police cruiser, Jersey Village PD says
By Briana Conner
Officers were attempting to make a traffic stop on a suspected stolen vehicle when the suspect slammed into them.
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities are investigating a shooting that injured a man and a police officer Wednesday night.
The scene unfolded in the 9000 block of Pheasant Trace Court in the Jersey Village area.
to Jersey Village police, officers in the area found a stolen vehicle.
The officers followed the vehicle, but when they attempted to make a
traffic stop the suspect accelerated in reverse and hit the police unit.
At that, the officer on the passenger side fired his weapon and struck the suspect in the shoulder.
suspect was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. Meanwhile, one
of the officers was treated for glass in his hand a possible leg injury,
A second suspect is believed to have been involved, but there is no word as to if they were injured or not.