Man shot by Tacoma officer expected to survive

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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma police officer shot and wounded a man during a Sunday night traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle.

Police spokesman Mark Fulghum told The News Tribune Monday (http://is.gd/mNK3F7 ) the wounded man is at a hospital and is expected to recover.

Police say the officer fired several shots after the man put the vehicle in reverse and struck the patrol car in an alley.

The 31-year-old officer was not injured.

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Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com