Police officer fires at a driver who intentionally drove a car at Tampa officers

TAMPA BAY - Tampa Police are searching for a driver who intentionally drove a car at officers on Sunday night.

Around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night Tampa Police officers attempted a traffic stop at Rome Avenue and Green Street.

The officers report the vehicle refused to stop and attempted to box in the car. Upon doing so, the officers say the suspect driver then intentionally drove towards an occupied police car.

Believing an officer's life was at risk, a second police officer then fired at the vehicle's driver.

Authorities say the suspect vehicle fled but was soon located unoccupied.

Police are currently searching for the driver. Officials say none of the police officers suffered any injuries and the suspect did not appear to be injured during the shooting.

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