Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Underway

Dec 19, 2013 2:26 AM

An investigation is underway into an officer involved shooting in Redding that happened Wednesday night.

According to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office, around 6:30 p.m. a Redding police officer encountered a homeless man near the Cypress Street Bridge near Park Marina Drive. The officer reported that the man moved towards him, saying he had a knife. That's when the officer shot the man in the upper torso. The unidentified man was rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No further details were released. The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is conducting the investigation.


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