- Associated Press - Monday, October 16, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Police say a Bismarck man has been charged with assaulting an officer who shot the suspect.

Authorities say 51-year-old Donald Miller was shot in the stomach by the officer, who was responding to an unrelated call.

Police say Miller was trying to steal the officer’s car on Sunday. The officer, whose name was not released, used a stun gun on Miller before shooting him during a struggle. KFGO reports the officer was punched and his eyes were gouged.

Miller is in a hospital being treated for his gunshot wound. The officer was treated at the hospital for head and eye injuries.

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Information from: KFGO-AM, https://www.kfgo.com

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