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San Diego police officer shot in car chase

October 24, 2013|By Tony Perry

A San Diego police officer was shot Thursday afternoon during what appears to have been a freeway chase with a wanted suspect, authorities said.

Police Chief Bill Lansdowne went to the hospital where the officer was taken. He told reporters that the officer was conscious and talking.

A suspect in the shooting is in custody, authorities said.

The circumstances behind the car chase through the mid-city area are unclear.


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