ORANGE CITY, Fla. – An Orange City police officer shot a passenger in a stolen vehicle Thursday, a spokesperson for the Orange City Police Department said.
One officer fired a weapon at the stolen vehicle in the 2500 block of Enterprise Road hitting a passenger, police said. There are multiple scenes connected with the incident. Officers also responded to a location on Amhurst Drive.
A passenger in the suspected stolen vehicle was shot and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Another occupant of the vehicle, likely the driver, fled and police are still searching for that person.
Officials did not say if the suspect fired a weapon. All officers are safe, according to officials.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement will investigate the shooting, which is standard procedure when an officer fires their weapon.
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