Dec 6, 2016

Suspect in Fifth street shooting in custody, at hospital, Chief Mills confirms no other injuries

EPD Chief Andrew Mills spoke with the press briefly, did not answer questions since information is still coming in, investigation is ongoing.

He described what led to the shooting.  The suspect is in custody, in surgery at the hospital. Chief Mills said condition unknown, at this time.

"Thankfully, no civilians or officers were injured," said Chief Mills.

Four officers involved.

The incident started  with a Code 3 at 16:43, an assist requested by CHP, of a man with a gun. Witnesses started calling in as well. The man was dressed in camouflage pants, there was another foot pursuit, shots fired.

At 16:52, there was an auto theft, again man with a gun, he stole someone's car, a red Mazda.

EPD recovered a firearm. Chief Mills will brief media when he has more information.

Link to video from Operation Safe Streets

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