Chowchilla police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened during a foot pursuit Sunday afternoon.
The incident was reported at 4:07 p.m. after officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit that ended with the suspect crashing into a home in the area of South 3rd Street and Mariposa Avenue, according to a Chowchilla police press release.
The occupants fled from the vehicle and officers began to chase them. During the foot chase one of the suspects was shot in the hand by police.
That person was taken by ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. No officers were injured, according to the release.
The officers and dispatcher who were involved in the shooting will be placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation, the department said. The Madera County Sheriff's Office will investigate the shooting.
The identities of the suspects and the officer involved in the case have not been released. No other details were immediately available Sunday.
Police are asking anyone with information about the case to call Madera County Sheriff's Office at (559)675-7770.