Police: Suspect killed in Stockton OIS | Crime
STOCKTON, CA - Stockton police confirmed a man was fatally shot by an officer at 2741 Burlington Place Friday evening.
Officer Pete Smith said the incident began when two officers pulled over a car without license plates.
The driver ran from the officers, Smith said.
There was a foot chase and when officers caught up to the man, there was a struggle.
Smith said the man grabbed a baton from one of the officers, and feeling threatened, one of the officers shot the suspect several times.
Smith said the man was pronounced dead at a local hospital a short time later.
The man's name has not been released.
Smith said the officers involved were not injured.