VANCOUVER -- A motorcycle officer was shot just before noon in east Vancouver Monday, according to police.
The shooting occurred near Northeast 162nd Avenue and 34th Street.
The officer had stopped a car that was reported stolen, according to The Columbian. When a dispatcher tried to contact the officer, the officer didn't answer and a citizen came on radio saying an officer had been shot.
Investigators said the officer's injuries were life-threatening.
Police are searching for one suspect, described as a man in a black T-Shirt. A second suspect has been captured and is being questioned by police.
VPD officer shot, area of 162nd Ave/NE 34th St. 1 possible suspect in custody, 2nd suspect outstanding. No other info @ this time.— Vancouver Police USA (@VancouverPDUSA) June 30, 2014
The manhunt area includes Burton Elementary School and Diamond Park. Officers are searching homes and yards with K-9 teams. (See map below.)
The photo below shows the area, from a recent street-view Google image.