The SFPD is investigating an officer-involved shooting at Capital Avenue and Montana Street this afternoon.
A fire department spokesperson told the Chronicle that the officer was not shot, but suffered "moderate injuries." The suspect was transported to San Francisco General Hospital in critical condition.
Via Twitter, the SFPD urged residents to avoid Capital Avenue and Montana Street while officers investigate.
#SFPD Critical Incident occurring in the area of CAPITOL AV/MONTANA ST. Please stay out of the area— SFPD Taraval Station (@SFPDTaraval) October 25, 2016
One reporter on the scene said the road is blocked starting at Plymouth and Montana.
KTVU is live-streaming footage of the ongoing investigation.
Update, 9:30am 10/26: The SFPD has issued further detail on the events leading up to the shooting.
The department states that at about 3:30pm yesterday, officers from the San Mateo County Vehicle Theft Task Force began following a Honda that was stolen from San Mateo County. The unit was comprised of officers from three different San Mateo County law enforcement agencies.
After the officers approached the suspect near the intersection of Montana and Faxon, the shooting occurred. The suspect was transferred to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, while one officer was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The department has not released information on the interaction between the officer and the suspect before shots were fired. ABC7 reports that no gun was found on the suspect, there wasn’t an exchange of gunfire and the agencies involved are investigating which agency fired the shots.
Update, 4:50pm 10/26: KRON4 reports that the suspect's condition was upgraded to "stable" over night.
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