Police officer injured during West Oakland shooting

An Oakland police officer was injured during a shooting on Sunday, according to OPD. 

The officer was not shot but was injured by a driver fleeing from the area of West Oakland where the gunfire erupted, the police department said.

The shooting occurred shortly after 8:30 p.m. when OPD officers saw someone fire a gun outdoors near the 1400 block of Peralta Street, and then run into a home.

As they surveyed the scene the officers allegedly saw someone drive away and strike an officer's patrol car. The officer was injured during the collision and was taken to the hospital for treatment, authorities said.

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The officer is currently listed in stable condition.

Witnesses said one person was shot in the leg, however, no information has been given about that person.

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It's also unclear who was driving away from the scene and struck the officer's patrol car.

OPD said this is an ongoing investigation, and anyone who has information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Felony Assault Unit at (510) 238-3426.