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Bryan Police said one of their officers was shot and wounded Thursday while pursuing a suspect.
The officer, whose name hasn’t been released, was in stable condition at a local hospital, the agency said.
Police released this information about the circumstances of the shooting:
At 11:21 p.m. on Dec. 29, the officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop near Wayside Drive and Avondale Avenue in Bryan, Texas. The suspect continued to drive for a short time before exiting the vehicle and running on foot. The officer got out of his vehicle and pursued the suspect.
During the foot pursuit, the suspect fired multiple gunshots at the officer, striking him, police said. The officer did not return any gunfire toward the suspect.
The suspect stole the officer’s patrol vehicle and fled the scene.
Police later located the patrol vehicle unoccupied in the 2000 block of Fountain Avenue.
Officers from multiple agencies are attempting to locate the suspect.