Man taken to hospital after police pursuit in Brooklyn Center

- One man is in the hospital after a short police chase in Brooklyn Center, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

Around 3:05 p.m., officers responded to a a report of a suicidal man in a vehicle near County Highway 81 and Highway 100. Police were unable to stop the vehicle and eventually used a PIT maneuver to stop the vehicle at 4900 block of Brooklyn Boulevard.

When police tried making contact with the man, he fired his gun. The officers fired back using "less-lethal munitions."

Emergency crews took the man, who had a gunshot wound, to the hospital.

No officers were injured.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case at the request of the Brooklyn Center Police Department.

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