Local

New details emerge in CHP shooting incident

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Action News has learned new information about the man shot by a CHP officer on Saturday.

The shooting happened after a short car chase in Central Fresno Saturday afternoon.

The Fresno Police Department is handling the investigation.

Chief Jerry Dyer says the unidentified suspect was driving more than 90 miles an hour on Highway 99 before crashing near the McKinley off ramp.

Dyer says the man then ignored an officer's demand to see his hands.

He says the officer felt threatened and shot the man.

The suspect has serious injuries but is expected to survive.

(Copyright ©2014 KFSN-TV/DT. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more Local »


Tags:
fresno, fresno central, fresno county, local
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement