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Cop shoots teen who fled in stolen car

December 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A teenage boy is in critical condition after being shot by a Pomona police officer he allegedly tried to run over in a stolen vehicle.Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives say a police officer spotted the suspect driving erratically early Tuesday morning.

Deputy Keith Ho says the officer tried to stop the suspect but he fled.

Ho says the suspect then crashed the car in an alley, and put the car in reverse to try to run over the officer. The officer fired his weapon once, hitting the boy in the upper torso.

The suspect's name and age have not been released.

Police realized after the shooting that the vehicle was stolen from San Dimas.

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