Cicero (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse Police officer is okay after being struck by a truck while investigating a series of larcenies involving cars in the city, as well as Onondaga County.
According to Syracuse Police, they received a tip regarding theft activity at Driver’s Village in Cicero. Police had been investigating the theft of tires and rims in the city and beyond for three months.
When an officer arrived, several people were on the scene, according to police.
They say the officer identified himself and then the truck closed in on him. The officer fired his gun twice, but police did not know if the shots were fired before or after the truck hit him.
The incident did not result in any arrests and police are still looking for the suspects, who escaped the lot with approximately $7,000 worth in tires and rims from a Chevy Camaro and Tahoe.
Police say the suspects are either white or Hispanic.
Anyone with information on the incident should call police at (315) 442-5222.