Redding officer involved shooting: Here's what we know

Authorities are on scene at Hiatt Drive in north Redding where a shooting took place.

Posted: Feb. 7, 2018 1:38 PM
Updated: Feb. 8, 2018 9:12 AM


UPDATE: 3:37 P.M. 

Redding Police have confirmed that there has been an officer involved shooting. 

Witnesses say RPD Officers shot the suspect several times.

The suspect was walking through campus with a baseball bat. The principle spotted the man and called the police.

When police arrived on scene they saw the suspect across the street and began to chase him.

The suspect then tried to break into a home. This is when the officers shot the suspect.

There is no information on the suspect's condition at this time. 
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UPDATE: 2:15 p.m.
Redding Police say a man was carrying a baseball bat on the Elementary School campus. The pursuit led to officers shooting at the suspect.
He has been taken to a nearby hospital. 
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UPDATE: 2:03p.m. 
Students are now being released from Buckeye School of the Arts. 
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Authorities are on scene at Hiatt Drive in north Redding where a shooting took place.

Buckeye School announced children are safe, but school is going to remain on lockdown.

Action News Now reporter Elizabeth Zelidon is on scene and we will update you with more information when it is available.

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