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Cedar Rapids Police identify officer who shot at vehicle after allegedly being hit by driver

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UPDATE: Cedar Rapids Police released the name of the officer who shot at a suspect's car after the driver allegedly hit him following a pursuit on Friday night.

Police say Reserve Officer Scott Fruehling shot at a suspect after the driver led him on a chase and drove into him. When asked if the suspect remained at large, police said they said that no further information was currently available.

Reserve Officer Fruehling will not perform duties related to his assignment until the investigation is over. 


ORIGINAL STORY: CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) - A suspect remains at large after an officer-involved shooting in Cedar Rapids.

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is searching for a suspect after a police officer fired a shot at the suspect's car.

Police say just after 8:30 p.m. on Friday, an officer attempted to pull someone over for a traffic stop on 32nd Street NE. Police say the driver refused to stop and a chase ensued.

The chase ended at Center Street NE due to a dead-end. Police say the officer went to confront the driver, when the suspect allegedly drove toward the officer and hit them. 

Police say they fired their gun at the suspect's vehicle. The car then drove from the scene and the suspect is still on the run.

Police say the officer sustained minor injuries and was treated and released from a local hospital.