APD: Suspect shot, officer injured in International District shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police say a suspect and officer were injured in a shooting in the International District Saturday night.

In a social media post, APD Chief Harold Medina says they were alerted around 8:20 p.m. by a license plate reader of a stolen car at Pennsylvania and Central.

“At this point in time, some type of altercation occurred with the driver of the stolen vehicle and officers. We’ve had one officer shot in the hand, both hands actually,” said Medina.

Medina says the officer and suspect are in the hospital.

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