SAN PABLO (KCBS) – A person suspected of stealing a car in Richmond was shot and wounded by police after leading the officers on a chase early Thursday, authorities said.
An officer with the San Pablo Police Department opened fire on the suspect on Point Isabel at Rydin Road just off Central Avenue near Costco around 2 a.m., according to a spokeswoman for the Richmond Police Department.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River Crashes Onshore; Driving Rains, Gusty Winds, Flash Flood Fears
The suspect remains hospitalized in stable condition. Neither the name of the suspect nor the name of the officer who fired the shots have been released.READ MORE: Atmospheric River: PG&E Crews Respond to Widespread North Bay Outages
Details about the alleged car theft were also not immediately available.
Both the Richmond and San Pablo police departments are investigating the officer-involved shooting.MORE NEWS: Evacuation Order Issued for San Mateo County Areas Burned by CZU Lightning Complex Fire
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