Armed Suspect Fatally Shot By Vallejo Police In Self Defense
Published by Reporter on June 5, 2013
An armed suspect on a boat was fatally shot by police on Tuesday night at a marina in Vallejo, according to police. At 7:09 p.m., Vallejo police received a report of a loud verbal and physical altercation inside a boat in the marina at 42 Harbor Way, police said. A police officer arrived at the marina to investigate the reported fight at about 8:06 p.m. The officer located a male suspect in his 40s on a large live-aboard boat, police said. According to police, the suspect pointed a weapon at the officer. Acting in self-defense, the officer drew his gun and fired at the suspect. The suspect was transported by ambulance to Kaiser Hospital in Vallejo, where he died of his injuries, police said. The man’s identity will be released following notification of next of kin, police said. The Vallejo police officer was not injured during the incident and has been placed on administrative leave in accordance with department procedure. The shooting is being investigated by the Solano County District Attorney’s Office and the Vallejo Police Department.
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