Two Arrested after Striking Police Car, Injuring Officers

November 18, 2012 Updated Nov 18, 2012 at 11:16 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Two Arrested after Striking Police Car, Injuring Officers

November 18, 2012 Updated Nov 18, 2012 at 11:16 AM EDT

BUFFALO (WKBW) Buffalo Police arrested two individuals Saturday evening after an incident that sent two police officers to the hospital.

Police say officers were performing a traffic stop near Forest Avenue and Dewitt Avenue Saturday afternoon, when two individuals in the vehicle put it in reverse, striking the police patrol car and then striking another officer. Authorities say at some point, one of the officers fired his weapon, possibly striking the suspect's vehicle. Buffalo police say the two were in a stolen vehicle when police responded to the call.

Police have arrested two individuals in connection with the incident. 16 year old Ronald Miles of Buffalo was charged with criminal possession of stolen property, unauthorized use of a vehicle and reckless endangerment. A second male was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Both officers were treated and released from ECMC.