Suspect critically wounded in officer-involved shooting after pursuit

A suspect was in critical condition Wednesday after being shot and wounded in Irvine by Anaheim police, authorities said.

The officer-involved shooting happened late Tuesday night at an intersection near the 405 Freeway and the Jamboree Road exit. The suspect crashed in that area and fled the scene on foot, according to reports from the scene.

Anaheim police said their officers were in pursuit of the suspect but did not say why.

No officers were injured in the shooting and it wasn't immediately clear what prompted officers to fire on the man.

The investigation is being handled by the Irvine Police Department.

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