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Garden Grove suspect shot by police after allegedly trying to run over officer

A police vehicle is shown near the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Garden Grove on Thursday, April 25, 2013.

April 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man accused of trying to run down police was hospitalized after being shot by a Garden Grove officer.

The incident happened Thursday night at a strip mall in the area of Garden Grove and Beach boulevards.

Police say two officers were investigating a parked suspicious vehicle when the driver backed up, then drove toward them.

One officer opened fire, hitting the car and the driver. The driver was rushed to the hospital and went into surgery. His condition was not immediately available.

The officers were not hurt.