California Suspect Shot after a Short Pursuit
LA PUENTE, California — On Monday night at 11:30 p.m. the speeding short vehicle has been shot by police officer in La Puente, CA. The officer nonlethally shot a robbery suspect following a short vehicle pursuit.
He was implicated in a thievery that had just happened. When the officer tried to stop the traffic, the additional passenger hadn’t yield and a chase had ensued about 60 seconds before the car had been crushed near the center median at Hacienda Boulevard in La Puente.
The suspect escaped from the crime scene onto Sandy Hook Avenue with the officer in pursuit. The shooting took place near the 1300 block of Sandy Hook Avenue as the officer took the suspect into custody – who was injured with a non-life-threatening wound to the upper torso.
Fortunately, the police officer wasn’t injured at the time of the accident. Later discovered that the vehicle wasn’t driver’s own one, it was a stolen vehicle.