A driver who struck an officer was wounded and two officers were injured in a confrontation late Sunday at a Riverside strip mall.
The police shooting occurred at 11:59 p.m. Sunday at 3839 Chicago Ave., Riverside police said. Details about what led to the shooting were not immediately available.
Police opened fire when a driver crashed into a patrol car and other cars parked at an Enterprise car rental agency as officers approached. One officer was struck by the car, police said.
The driver and a passenger, who suffered minor injuries, were hospitalized. Details about the driver's condition were not immediately available.
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Two officers suffered minor injuries. One was treated at a hospital and released and the other treated by paramedics at the scene, police said.