Suspect shot, injured by state parks officers in Perris after allegedly ramming car into police vehicle

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Saturday, December 15, 2018
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California State Parks officers shot and injured a suspect accused of ramming their car into a police vehicle Thursday night in Perris, authorities said.

PERRIS, Calif. (KABC) -- California State Parks officers shot and injured a suspect Thursday night in Perris, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at the intersection of Ramona Expressway and Perris Boulevard after the suspect rammed his car into a Perris officer's patrol unit during a pursuit, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

State parks officers then shot at the suspect.

Officials said the suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Information regarding what led to the shooting and pursuit were not immediately available. It was also not known if the suspect had a weapon.

No officers were hurt.