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Officer Involved Shooting in Marysville

Yuba County Sheriff’s Department and the Marysville Police Department were involved in an officer involved shooting around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning.

Posted: Apr 6, 2018 9:13 AM
Updated: Apr 6, 2018 12:42 PM

UPDATE: 4/6/2018 12:40 p.m.

Marysville Calif.—The scene has been cleared, and roads in the area reopening.

UPDATE 4/6/2018 10:40 a.m.

Marysville Calif.—According to Caltrans officials, partial road closures remain in effect.

Traffic is down to one lane on Highway 70, also known as B Street between 9th and 5th Streets.

Caltrans recommends using another route, traffic is currently back up and delays are expected.
Marysville Calif.
—Yuba County Sheriff’s Department and the Marysville Police Department were involved in an officer involved shooting around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning.

According to Caltrans road conditions webpage, in Yuba County, State Route 70 and 3rd Street all lanes are closed due to police activity. There is no estimated time of opening, a detour is provided. 

It began as a car chase in the City of Wheatland.

The Wheatland Police made a traffic stop on a car that was driving almost 90 miles per hour.

When the officer got out of the car to conduct the traffic stop, the suspect turned off his lights and continued driving northbound.

The suspect eventually stopped, and when the officer approached the vehicle the smell of alcohol came from the car.

After showing his identification to the officer, the suspect became uncooperative and fled north on Highway 65 towards Marysville.

The pursuit continued with the help of Marysville Police, and California Highway Patrol.

Marysville Police deployed spike strips as the car entered the city, which brought the car to a stop at E Street and 6th Street in Marysville.

Police ordered the suspect to surrender and exit the vehicle.

After the suspect refused to comply with police, Yuba County Sheriff deployed their police K9.

The suspect then took out a handgun and opened fire on the K9 striking him in the neck.

Officers then returned fire, hitting the suspect.

The suspect was removed from the car and CPR was immediately initiated.

Medics arrived and took over life saving measure, but the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Yuba Sutter Officer Involved Investigation Team is investigating the shooting.

The injured Sheriff K9 is being evaluated and treated at a local veterinary hospital for a gunshot wound to the neck.

The Identity of the suspect is not being released at this time.

This is a developing story. We have a reporter on the way to the scene. DOWNLOAD OUR NEWS APP FOR LATEST UPDATES: iOS | Android

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