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.
Get Southern California news, weather forecasts and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC LA newsletters.
Two officers suffered minor injuries. One was treated at a hospital and released and the other treated by paramedics at the scene, police said.