- Associated Press - Saturday, October 14, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say one man is injured after police shot into a stolen car that tried to run over an officer.

Providence Deputy Police Chief Thomas Verdi tells reporters that officers were following the stolen vehicle, which is also believed to be connected to a shooting last week. Verdi says the officers tried to stop the stolen vehicle early Saturday and exited their car. He says the stolen car then tried to run over an officer.

Verdi says an officer fired shots into the vehicle and the car fled, leading to a chase throughout Providence. Verdi says the chase ended in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Police say the driver was shot once in his arm and taken to the hospital. He says a passenger is in custody.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide