Officer Opens Fire on Stolen Car Suspect

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A man is in custody after a brief chase late Wednesday morning through Rio Linda.

The California Highway Patrol says an officer pulled over a car that was reported stolen. The driver fled, leading the officer on a chase.

Investigators say when the man did pull over, he tried to run over the officer after she got out of her car. According to the CHP, the officer feared for her safety and opened fire. No one was hurt or hit.

A nearby elementary school was put on lock down for a few minutes.

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