San Bernardino Police Department

The San Bernardino Police Department said that a suspect who allegedly assaulted a female victim was shot and wounded by a police officer on July 6.

A suspect who allegedly assaulted a female victim was shot and wounded by a police officer in San Bernardino on July 6, according to the San Bernardino Police Department.

On July 6 at about 10:14 a.m., the Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a female reporting that she had been assaulted and was trying to get away from the suspect. Officers arrived on scene and requested medical aid for the female, and a search began for the assault suspect.

The suspect was later located in the area by a responding officer and the officer attempted to make contact with him. During the initial contact, the suspect allegedly did not comply and ran from the officer, police said.

A foot pursuit ensued and the armed suspect was shot by the responding officer, police said.

Medical aid was summoned and the suspect was transported to a local hospital and treated for his injuries. He was later identified as 33-year-old Joe Louis Dockery Jar, whose last known residence was in Ontario.

No other injuries resulted from this incident, police said.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Sawyer at (909) 384-5630.

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