A suspected car thief was shot by Tuscaloosa Police overnight. One suspect is in custody & one suspect is on the run.

AL.COM reports It happened about 1245am at Crestwood Village Apartments. Cops tried to stop the car after realizing it was stolen. The driver fled, but the passenger jumped into the drivers seat to flee.

A police pursuit ended with the officer firing multiple shots. There was a scuffle. Both the 23 year old suspect & police officer were transported to DCH.

The officer has been released from DCH.

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