Redding Police Investigating Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

Aug 29, 2014 1:56 AM by News Staff

A man is dead after an officer involved shooting in Redding last night.

Now an investigation into the shooting is underway this morning.

It happened on the 20,000 block of Fig Tree Lane, just south of the Redding airport. Two Shasta County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched there just after 8 last night on reports of a suicidal subject.

Redding Police officials say once on the scene, the deputies heard shots fired.

The two deputies were not injured and have been placed on administrative leave.

The name of the male who was shot and killed is being withheld at this time, pending the notification of his next of kin.

The Redding Police department is leading the investigation, with assistance from the Shasta County Sheriff's office, CHP, and the Shasta County District Attorney's office.


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