SJ Officer Shoots Mans, Tases His Wife

Police are not releasing many details

A person was transported to a hospital after being shot by a  police officer early Sunday morning following an altercation near a local  nightclub, according to the San Jose Police Department.
At about 12:50 a.m., an officer patrolling the downtown area of  South Second and San Fernando streets was notified by security and management  staff of Loft Bar and Bistro, located at 90 S. Second St., about a group of  people walking away from the area who were making threats and assaulting  employees inside the nightclub, according to police.

The officer attempted to stop the group about three buildings down  from the nightclub, and a confrontation followed involving two members of the  group, police said.

According to witnesses, the officer Tasered one of the suspects  during the confrontation, and another suspect started to attack the officer,  police said.

The officer shot the alleged attacker, who was transported to a  hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening, police  said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to  contact Detective Sgt. Pete Ramirez or Detective Sgt. Anthony Mata at 408-277-5283 or Crime Stoppers at 408-947-STOP.

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