San Diego police: Shots fired as officers pursue stolen truck; woman hurt in incident

Posted at 7:49 AM, Jan 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-13 01:04:00-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A woman suspected of driving a stolen truck was injured Friday morning after a pursuit that included police officers opening fire at the vehicle and ended in a crash in the Barrio Logan area.

Shortly after 7 a.m., officers responded to a report of a truck stolen from an area near the Convention Center. When officers spotted the truck and tried to pull it over, the driver -- identified as 32-year-old Jessica Turner -- sped away on Harbor Drive.

At one point during the pursuit, police said Turner made a U-Turn and was driving towards officers who were out of their vehicles, prompting them to open fire. No bullets struck the driver, police said.

Officers pursued the truck until it crashed into a trolley arm on Sampson Street, just off Main Street.

Turner was arrested at the scene and taken to the hospital after she suffered undisclosed injuries.

No officers were injured during the incident.

Several nearby roads were closed off and trolley service was impacted by the police activity.