On 12/22/19 at approximately 0320 hours, Officers with the Redding Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Pine Street, just north of Cypress Avenue in Redding. During the course of the traffic stop, circumstances led to one officer discharging his firearm, striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to the hospital and was pronounced deceased. The Multi-Agency Officer Involved Critical Incident Team was notified and responded. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has been designated as the lead investigating agency and will release additional information as it becomes available.
Pine Street is currently closed at the intersection of Cypress Ave, north to Gold Street and will remain closed until further notice. Please avoid the area, and plan an alternate route.
Contact: Lieutenant Levi Solada #618
Reviewed: Sergeant Torum #320