Off-duty Northern California CHP officer shoots suspected intruder

| March 21, 2017

Off-duty Northern California CHP officer shoots suspected intruder

Police say an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer fatally shot a suspected intruder at his Redding home. The Redding Police Department says officers first went to a home Sunday after receiving a call about a prowler trying break into it through the back door. The officers didn’t find the suspect. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2nBegn2) that while the officers were still in the area, a call was made from a nearby home owned by a CHP officer, reporting the shooting of an unidentified person trying to break into the house. The suspect was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. Redding police say the identity of the suspect will be released after his family is notified. The identity of the off-duty officer will not be released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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