Police Shoot Suspected Car Thief In Concord Shopping Center

CONCORD (KPIX 5) – Officers shot a suspected car thief following a police chase in Contra Costa County Wednesday night.

According to authorities, the chase began on Highway 4 around 8:30 p.m. The suspect was seen driving the wrong way at one point.

The chase ended about 30 minutes later at the Willows Shopping Center near Interstate 680 and Willow Pass Road.

Police said the suspect ditched the car at the shopping center. When officers ran after him, a confrontation took place near the REI and the suspect was shot.

The suspect’s condition was not known as of late Wednesday night.

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