A man was arrested following a traffic stop in San Bernardino that resulted in an officer-involved shooting, authorities reported.
Officers contacted the suspect, Jeffrey Hendrix, just after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday when responding to a call about a reckless driver near Mesa and California streets, the San Bernardino Police Department said in a news release. When the officers noticed an open alcohol container, Hendrix, allegedly fled on foot and shortly after got into a physical fight with officers, authorities reported.
Police attempted to use a Taser on Hendrix, but he allegedly pulled out a handgun.
Before Hendrix could fire any rounds, officers shot him.
Hendrix, 30, was arrested for attempted murder and taken to a local hospital were he is expected to recover.
One officer suffered minor injuries from the fight.
The vehicle Hendix was in sped away from the scene and has not been found, police added.
Records show Hendrix had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest from Riverside County for weapons charges.
Officers served a search warrant where Hendrix lives in Moreno Valley and found evidence of gang involvement, police said.