SAN JOSE -- A teenage boy driving a stolen vehicle was shot by police after he hit two patrol cars in East San Jose late Saturday night, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Around 11:40 p.m., officers in a pair of marked police cruisers near Story Road and Jackson Avenue spotted someone driving a dark-colored four-door sedan that had been reported stolen, police spokesman Officer Albert Morales said. When the officers tried to make a traffic stop near Story Road and McCreery Avenue, the driver rammed his vehicle into the patrol cars.

That prompted one officer to open fire, Morales said. The driver, described as a juvenile, was hit at least once and was taken to the hospital, where police say he is being treated for his injuries. No officers were injured.

The condition of the wounded person was not immediately available. A passenger in his vehicle, also a juvenile, was not hit and was taken into custody, Morales said.

San Jose homicide detectives are investigating the case, which is routine with officer-involved shootings. Police did not release any more information early Sunday.

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