WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper shot a 24-year-old man whose companion drove a speeding car toward officers.
It happened yesterday morning near Wooster in northeast Ohio. The man was a passenger in the car and was taken to a hospital in Akron. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Police say the trooper and a Wooster police officer were investigating a suspicious vehicle, when it accelerated through a yard of a residence and toward the officers. The trooper fired into the car.
The driver of the car attempted to flee on foot and was caught