Orange County News
Tustin officer shoots, hurts man armed with gun
TUSTIN, Calif. (KABC) -- An armed man who failed to comply with police orders was wounded after being shot by a Tustin officer.
The incident occurred at about 3:50 p.m. on Saturday in the 14400 block of Newport Avenue.
Police say they received a call of a disturbance where the suspect was armed with a handgun.
Arriving officers found a female and a juvenile male arguing with a 46-year-old armed man. The subjects were attempting to get the gun away from the suspect. Officers ordered the suspect to drop the gun. When he refused to drop the apparent weapon, an officer-involved shooting occurred.
The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a single gunshot wound. Upon his release, he was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.
No officers were injured during the shooting.
officer-involved shooting, shooting, arrest, orange county news
- Malaysian official: Missing jet hijacked
- Westbound 134 Fwy closed due to police activity
- Body found at Anaheim trash recycling center
- Brush fire burns near Gorman by Quail Lake
- OC 'flasher' suspect captured in San Diego
- Pinkberry co-founder sentenced in 2011 beating
- Man who hoarded snakes in OC home charged
- Perris pastor arrested for rape of minor
- CA couple allegedly left child in car to gamble
- Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics
- abcnews: Baby girl with 2 heads born in India
- Crimea vote won't be recognized by US - Kerry
- Sailor in iconic WWII kissing photo dies
- OTRC: 'Scandal' recap - 5 highlights (Spoilers)