POSTED: Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 6:48pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 1:41pm
El Paso Police are investigating an officer involved shooting at the intersection of Gateway West and Yarborough. Police say around 3:30 p.m. two off duty officers were in an SUV that was rear ended by a yellow sports car. The driver of that sports car allegedly struck one of the off duty officers when trying to speed away from the scene. Police say the other officer opened fire on the driver when it appeared he was going to hit the down officer again.
The wounded officers is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect is in critical condition.
The investigation continues.