Westminster officer injured after chase with possible burglary suspect

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WESTMINSTER, Colo.– A Westminster Police Officer was hospitalized after a chase Friday morning.

Police say officers tried to contact a possible burglary suspect, but the man took off on foot.  Police say they tried to use a taser to stop the suspect but he stole a police car and took off.

The suspect was stopped by police near Zuni Street and Highway 36. A shooting happened between an officer and the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody, according to police.

An officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police say the injuries happened before the shooting took place.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

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