RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – Police in Riverside opened fire Monday morning during an altercation with a suspect at a gas station, but no one was wounded.
The shots were fired at an Arco station in the 2600 block of East Alessandro Boulevard sometime before 7:45 a.m.READ MORE: Drive-thru Food Giveaway Helps Hundreds Of Families In Costa Mesa
According to police, officers were called to a report of a man who was harassing customers at the gas station. When they arrived on scene, there was a scuffle with the suspect, and shots were fired by the officers.
The suspect was not struck by the gunfire.READ MORE: Pine Fire Near Palmdale Scorches 442 Acres, 79% Contained
A vehicle on scene sustained a bullet hole.
One officer suffered minor injuries.MORE NEWS: $25 Million Challenge Grant Made For Wildlife Crossing In Agoura Hills
It’s unclear what prompted officers to open fire or whether the suspect was armed. Police did not immediately say if the man was taken into custody. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Force Investigations Detail was investigating.