Fresno PD officer shot suspect after fight

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Fresno Police were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Huntington and Backer Avenue, just east of Maple Avenue.

Fresno police said the suspect's sister had called the police due to the suspect using Meth. Police said the suspect attacked the officer as soon as he arrived on scene.

The officer said the suspect's sister attempted to pull the suspect away, but the suspect continued to attack him. The officer then pulled out his weapon and shot the suspect.

Both the officer and the suspect were taken to the hospital, where the suspect later died.

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