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Stolen Vehicle Suspect Shot by Police in San Leandro

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    San Leandro police shot a 40 year old man driving a stolen vehicle Sunday morning, according to police. Christie Smith reports.

    (Published Sunday, June 4, 2017)

    San Leandro police shot a 40-year-old man driving a stolen vehicle Sunday morning, according to police.

    The shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. in the 800 block of St. Marys Street as officers tried to stop the man, police said.

    The suspect is alert and stable at a hospital, according to police. Police said the person's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

    Officers involved in the shooting were not injured, and they are cooperating with the investigation, according to police. When asked if the suspect was armed, police were not certain and had not yet found a weapon.

    Police said they are not releasing information on how the shooting occurred until they investigate more. Investigators are reviewing body camera footage and looking for any video surveillance that may have captured the incident. They said they will likely know more details in the coming days.

    The van was towed away from the scene about midday Sunday after investigators combed over it for hours.  

    Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact San Leandro Police at 510-577-2740.

    NBC Bay Area's Christie Smith contributed to this report.

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