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Suspect shot by police at Hemet Walgreens

A man was shot by police at a Walgreens store on the 17600 block of Florida Street in Hemet Friday, Sept. 2, 2011.

September 2, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man was shot by police at a Walgreens store on the 1600 block of Florida Street in Hemet.

The suspect was taken to an area hospital after the shooting, which occurred Thursday night. He was treated for non life-threatening injuries.

It all started when a deputy spotted a stolen car in the parking lot. When he confronted the driver, something went wrong and the deputy opened fire.

It was unknown exactly what led up to the shooting or whether the suspect was armed.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department was investigating the incident.