A police chase ended in gunfire in Tacoma Sunday night one suspect in the hospital.
Lakewood police Lieutenant Chris Lawler said two officers riding together pursued a suspected stolen car at Gravelly Lake Drive and Interstate 5 just before 10 p.m. Sunday.
The pursuit ended after about six minutes at Interstate 5 and Portland Avenue in Tacoma.
Police said the driver got out of the car and shot at officers. Officers fired back, hitting the man.
“It was initially reported that the suspect was believed to be deceased at the scene, but he was transported once medical aid arrived”, said Lt. Lawler.
The man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital where his condition is unknown.
The officers involved were not hurt and are on paid administrative during the investigation, which is standard procedure in officer-involved shootings.