- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man is in custody after hitting a Tampa police captain with his vehicle.

Police were investigating a tip Wednesday morning about the dealing of stolen merchandise and guns.

Officers started by following a suspect’s car in an unmarked police car, but then several police vehicle’s boxed in the suspect’s car.

As Captain Stephen Hartnett approached the vehicle, police say 23-year-old Jaime Parchmon rammed a police car and tried to run over Hartnett. A second officer, Sigure O’Neal, fired into the Parchmon’s car, hitting him in the shoulder.

Police say Parchmon drove away but had to abandon his car at a dead end. He made it about a block before officers caught him.

Hartnett taken to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and released.

Parchmon remains hospitalized in stable condition. Police say charges against him are pending.

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