Riverside Police Shoot, Injure Suspect During Stakeout

Police on a stakeout in a Riverside neighborhood Tuesday shot and injured a person, described only as a suspect.

Riverside Police Shoot, Injure Suspect During Stakeout

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Police on a stakeout in a Riverside neighborhood Tuesday shot and injured a person, described only as a suspect.

According to the Riverside Police Department, the shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m. in the 4600 block of Tomlinson Avenue, near Tyler Street, when officers “encountered a suspect, and an officer-involved shooting occurred.”

The person, who was struck by gunfire, was taken to an area hospital in unknown condition, according to police.

The department said “no officers or others were injured” in the shooting.

The Riverside County District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.

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