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Pursuit suspect hits Fontana officer w/ car

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Police investigate the scene on an officer-involved shooting in Fontana on Monday, May 9, 2011.

Police investigate the scene on an officer-involved shooting in Fontana on Monday, May 9, 2011. (KABC Photo)

A police pursuit ended in Fontana with three people getting hurt, including the suspect and an officer.

The incident happened in the 8200 block of Madrona Drive. Officials said they got a disturbance call around 9 p.m. Monday.

When officers arrived, they approached Anthony Archuleta, 28, at his car and told him to stop. The suspect kept on driving and struck an officer. The officer was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Officers chased Archuleta. According to authorities, the suspect was shot in the hand by police. The pursuit ended when he crashed into another vehicle with a pregnant woman in it.

Archuleta was arrested and taken to the hospital, where he is expected to be OK.

The pregnant woman was hospitalized as a precaution, but she and her baby should be fine.

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