Officer hurt, police fire shots during stolen vehicle investigation in Mississauga

A Peel police officer was injured in an incident involving an allegedly stolen vehicle and gunfire in Mississauga.

Authorities say neither officer nor suspect were injured by gunfire

Authorities confirmed that a number of gunshots were fired by police, but no one was struck. (Sue Reid/CBC)

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.

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. (Sue Reid/CBC)

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.