San Diego Officer Shoots Self Pursuing Suspect Near Marathon

An officer was accidentally shot pursuing an active shooter suspect in downtown San Diego during the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. Police arrested a woman who had been armed with an airsoft gun.

An officer was accidentally shot pursuing an active shooter suspect in downtown San Diego during the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. Police arrested a woman who had been armed with an airsoft gun.

The San Diego Police Department officer accidentally shot himself in the leg and was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. No one else was hurt, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The suspect, a 58-year-old woman named Mona Elease Williams, surrendered to SWAT officers and was arrested after a pursuit through the San Diego Concourse parking structure, San Diego police Chief David Nisleit said.

The suspect was believed to have been the perpetrator of a hit-and-run crash, and she reportedly pointed a gun at a sergeant when he approached her car.

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