Two men were hospitalized on Saturday after being shot by police officers in separate incidents in Orange County, authorities said.
Officers responded to reports of gunfire at a Newport Beach home about 9:30 p.m. Friday and saw Scott Jay Abraham, 43, walk out onto a patio holding a weapon, according to a statement from the Newport Beach Police Department.
Abraham fired a shot and officers returned fire, wounding Abraham, according to the statement. He was transported to a hospital and was in critical condition, the police department said. No officers were injured.
Early Saturday, Ahaheim police officers pulled over a Honda Civic in the 900 block of North Anaheim Boulevard, authorities said.
During the traffic stop, an officer who believed the driver to be in possession of a handgun, shot the driver during an altercation, police said.
The suspect, who was not named, was hospitalized but was expected to survive. A handgun was found at the scene, according to the department.
The names of the police officers involved in the shootings were not released.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times