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Pasadena Police officer fires at suspect in traffic stop

August 27, 2011 | 10:00 am

A Pasadena Police officer fired at, but apparently did not hit, a suspect who attempted to flee early Saturday morning, according to authorities.

The incident occurred at 12:50 a.m., when patrol officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of Los Robles Avenue and Buckeye Street. "The driver fled from the officers and an officer-involved shooting ultimately occurred," the Pasadena Police Department said in a news release.

Officers conducted a search of the neighborhood and a suspect was arrested. Pasadena detectives are actively investigating the incident. There were no reported injuries.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the Pasadena police at (626) 744-4241.

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