Suspect injured in Fairfield officer-involved shooting

Bay Area

A man is in critical condition following an officer-involved shooting in Fairfield Tuesday morning. 

According to the Fairfield Police Department, the shooting happened in the area of Clay Bank Road and Horizon Drive just after 2 a.m. 

Fairfield police were responding to a call from an alarm company regarding an alarm activation. 

The alarm company told dispatch it had detected a glass break at a local business on Horizon Drive. 

At the scene officers contacted the suspect, who was seen walking away from the business and holding what appeared to be a handgun. 

Officials said the suspect refused to comply with officers’ commands and fled toward Western Street. 

When the officers chased the suspect, he fled into a commercial area and after several minutes, the suspect and officers were involving in a shooting. 

The suspect was injured and taken to a local trauma center for treatment. 

The suspect was last listed in critical condition.

No officers were injured. 

This is an ongoing investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fairfield Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at 707-428-7600.

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