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1 in hospital following West Sacramento officer-involved shooting

4:35 AM, Jul 10, 2012   |    comments
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WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - West Sacramento police officers were called to the 800 block of Platinum Lane around 10:41 p.m. Monday night in response to a report of a domestic assault.

Upon arrival at the scene, an individual rushed one officer and attempted to grab his gun. In response, the officer fired his weapon, hitting the person once.

Paramedics were called to the scene and transported the individual to the hospital for treatment.

The officer who fired his weapon, a three-year veteran of the force, was placed on paid administrative leave per standard departmental procedure.

The case is being investigated by the West Sacramento Police Department's Detective Division, crime scene investigators and Internal Affairs.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident was requested to contact the West Sacramento Police Department's Investigations Division at (916) 617-4900.


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