Police shoot suspect who authorities said injured officer with vehicle

Published 5:22 am Sunday, June 6, 2021

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On Saturday at 6:59 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the Lindbergh overpass in reference to a welfare concern.

Patrol officers arrived and attempted to de-escalate the situation, when police said, a suspect drove a vehicle toward officers. That move, according to office, left an officer was injured.

“Officers fired shots at the driver, who received non-life threatening injuries,” a Beaumont Police Department read.

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“One officer and the suspect were transported to the hospital for treatment. No one else was injured during the incident. The investigation is on-going.”