The California Highway Patrol says the driver of a stolen SUV attempted to run down two of their officers Thursday morning in Sacramento.
The officers spotted the SUV in the parking lot of the of a motel off Madison Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. One officer fired a single shot at the driver who drove away.
The suspect abandoned the SUV two blocks away and was caught in a trailer park a short time later. Neither the suspect nor the officers were injured. The officer who fired the shot is on paid administrative leave.
The SUV had been reported stolen Tuesday.
Stolen vehicle red Dodge Durango Was abandoned at am pm on Madison after suspect was shot at pic.twitter.com/18dOxQOxNy— Bob Moffitt (@BobMoffitt) December 10, 2015