Vacaville police fatally shoot driver who rammed patrol vehicle

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April 05 2021 05:30 pm

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California have shot and killed a man they say rammed a patrol car during a chase.

Officers spotted a pickup truck doing doughnuts in a parking lot behind Vacaville City Hall near police headquarters Tuesday night and chased the truck, which struck a patrol vehicle near the Vacaville Skating Center.

An officer in the vehicle was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a hospital. Police say the chase ended a few blocks away, where a police officer opened fire, killing the driver, whose name wasn’t immediately released.

He died at the scene. Other details of the shooting haven’t been provided.

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