Vancouver Officer Involved Shooting

Photo: KATU

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.

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