Frederick Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

Published 08/17 2014 10:57AM

Updated 08/17 2014 11:21AM

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department is investigating into an officer involved shooting.

It happened Saturday in the 1200 block of West Patrick Street around 11:21 p.m. Police were on the street and noticed a suspicious situation. During the investigation, the driver of the vehicle struck an officer. The officer then fired shots into the vehicle, striking the driver.

Officers pursued the driver who fled from the scene. The vehicle stopped in the area of Baughmans Lane and Shookstown Road. Shortly after, the driver was taken into custody.

Both the driver and the officer were transported to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

This incident remains under investigation.

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