Mountain View police are currently investigating a carjacking near Bay and Centre streets.
Around 11:30 am, officers responded to America’s Tires, located on the 00 block of West El Camino Real for reports of a carjacking.
When we arrived at the scene, we learned that an unidentified man approached two employees and carjacked one of the vehicles at the business. He also shot an employee in the leg during the carjacking. Arriving officers immediately applied first aid using a tourniquet to the victim in order to help with the injury that they sustained.
The employee was transported to an area hospital and is in stable condition.
Detectives are currently working to identify the suspect and have secured the scene.
We will share more information as we are able. This is a very active investigation, and we are still working to gather information to share with you.
Thank you in advance for your patience. Any media inquiries can be sent to PIO Katie Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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