The shooting happened east of Spring City on a county road.
Sanpete County Sheriff’s officer spotted the man in possession of a stolen vehicle and called for back up.
A UHP trooper responded and attempted to make a traffic stop.
The UHP trooper says the suspect would not get out the vehicle and while trying to get him out the suspect went for a weapon in the car.
The UHP trooper fired twice at the vehicle hitting the suspect and hitting the car.
The suspect’s condition is not known at this time.