OAKLAND (CBS SF)– An officer-involved shooting occurred in Oakland Wednesday afternoon when San Leandro police officers attempted to stop the driver of a stolen vehicle, according to a police spokeswoman.
San Leandro officers were in Oakland near 105th Avenue and Creekside Circle around 4:30 p.m. when they discovered the vehicle, which was reported stolen out of Oakland earlier today, Oakland police Officer Johnna Watson said.READ MORE: 3 Teens Accused Of Killing Man, Stealing His Dog & Car In San Francisco On New Year's Eve
When the officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver allegedly ran it into their vehicle, Watson said.
An officer fired his gun and struck the stolen vehicle’s driver.READ MORE: Santa Clara County Courts Reopening To Public As COVID-19 Omicron Surge Declines
The suspect was struck in the shooting and was transported to a hospital for treatment, she said.
It does not appear officers were injured in the incident, according to Watson.
Oakland police have not returned calls seeking further details.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Preparing to Handle Niner Fan Festivities on Sunday
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