Officer hurt, police fire shots during stolen vehicle investigation in Mississauga
Authorities say neither officer nor suspect were injured by gunfire
A Peel police officer and a suspect were both injured during an incident involving an allegedly stolen vehicle that escalated to the point that at least one gun was fired on Friday afternoon.
Authorities confirmed that a number of gunshots were fired by police, but no one was struck.
The officer and a suspect were both taken to hospital for treatment. The officer suffered minor injuries while the condition of the suspect is not immediately available.
Update: Shots were fired by police during this incident however no one was hit. One officer has been transported to local hospital by <a href="https://twitter.com/Peel_Paramedics?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Peel_Paramedics</a> with injuries that are considered minor at this time. One suspect has been transported to local hospital.—@PeelPoliceMedia
Officers were in the area of Tomken Road and Timberlea Boulevard in Mississauga shortly after 1 p.m. ET Friday for an investigation regarding the vehicle, police say.