PITTSBURG (KCBS) – A Pittburg police officer and a suspect were injured following a shootout in the city overnight.
The incident began around 11:30 Tuesday night when two officers saw a 30-year-old Oakley man, who had a long arrest record, at 12th and Maple streets.
A routine stop turned into a foot chase before the suspect turned and fired on police. One officer was hit and the suspect was injured as well.
The officer, a 5 ½ year veteran, has been treated and released. The suspect remains hospitalized in stable condition.