A Vancouver Police officer stopped a stolen vehicle on I-5 south around 1:30 a.m. Thursday in near East Fourth Plain Boulevard.
During the traffic stop, the suspect was shot and fled in the stolen vehicle. It was located unoccupied at NE Fourth Plain and E Street.
The suspect was found hiding in a parked van in the 400 block of E Fourth Plain Blvd. He was transported to an area hospital with a non-life threatening injury.
The officer was not injured.
The Regional Major Crimes Team is investigating.
The involved officer is on critical incident leave, per standard procedure.