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Suspect Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting in San Jose

The shooting happened on the 2300 block of Quimby Rd.

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A suspect was hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting Saturday morning in San Jose, police said.

SJPD said officers responded to a call of "a suspicious circumstance" at an Arco gas station on 2375 Quimby Road, where they found a male suspect trying to use a lighter to ignite paper in the nozzle of a gas pump.

Police said the suspect was armed with a metal bar and charged at the officers. After using less lethal options with no effect, officers decided to shoot the suspect in response.

The suspect and an officer were injured in the shooting; the officer suffered minor injuries and the suspect is in stable condition at a local hospital.

According to SJPD, the officers involved will be placed on administrative leave.

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office and the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Cary or Detective Ramon Sanchez of the SJPD's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 408-974-7867.

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