Pursuit Leads to Officer-Involved Shooting
A pursuit lead to an officer-involved shooting, early Sunday morning.

The California Highway Patrol was involved in a pursuit around 3 a.m. with a with a driver that failed to yield to them for traffic violations, in the area of McClellan Park, in North Sacramento. Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies assisted CHP with the pursuit that reached speeds of up to fifty miles per hour, and went through residential neighborhoods in North Highlands and Foothill Farms, authorities said.

The 27-year-old male suspect, who was driving the vehicle struck patrol cars of both the CHP and the Sheriff's Department, near Palm Avenue and Walerga Road, in an attempt to elude officers. CHP officers fearing for their safety fired shots at the driver, striking him and ultimately ending the pursuit, Sacramento County Sheriff's Spokesman Jason Ramos said.

The suspect was transported to Mercy San Juan Hospital for treatment. His injuries are non-life threatening. He will be booked into Sacramento County Jail on charges of evading a peace officer and assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, after he is medically cleared for incarceration.

A joint investigation of the incident will be conducted by both the Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol. The officers involved in this shooting will be placed on administrative leave during the course of the investigation.