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I5 North at Knighton Road Closed for Officer Involved Shooting

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Roger Moore, Chief of Police

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NEWS RELEASE

 

DATE December 6, 2018         TIME 6:30 a.m.

 

CASE#18R086595

 

 

 

This morning at approximately 05:30 a.m., an officer with the Redding Police Department located a stolen vehicle on southbound I5 near S. Bonnyview Road. The driver failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated.

 

At the termination of the pursuit on I5 North just south of Knighton Road, there was an officer involved shooting. All officers are uninjured and there are no outstanding suspects.

 

As a result of this incident, I5 northbound is closed and traffic is encouraged to use alternate routes. This is all the information being released at this time.

 

Contact:         Corporal W. Williams

ID#324

Redding Police Department

                        530-225-4200

Reviewed:      Lt. Jon Poletski/ID#610