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Police said the security guard was patrolling a parking lot at 2:44 a.m. between Pennsylvania Avenue and Mill Street in Westport.
The officer told police he noticed a car was in the lot for a long period of time and went to check it out. The guard said the driver responded erratically and tried to back out of the lot to get away.
Police said the officer feared for his life and shot into the back of the vehicle. The officer told police a passenger got out of the vehicle and that person is now in custody.
The vehicle backed into the officer, police said. The officer has some lacerations to his left hand and was taken to an area hospital.
Police said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene.