Fatal officer involved shooting closes I-5 north of Dunsmuir

Jul 30, 2015 1:45 PM by News Staff

The southbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Dunsmuir are closed after California Highway Patrol officers fatally shot a man Thursday morning.

CHP officials say a driver pointed a gun at officers, who returned fire killing the man. The shooting happened near Mott Road, about halfway between Dunsmuir and Mount Shasta.

Numerous law enforcement personnel are on scene and motorists should expect delays into Thursday evening.


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