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1 man killed in officer-involved shooting in Bakersfield


BAKERSFIELD, California — Bakersfield police are investigating after a man was killed in an officer-involved shooting.

KBAK-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1MZnfQP ) that police were called to the Padre Hotel early Sunday morning after a fight broke out. When police arrived, a man fled.

Police say the man fired shots at one of the officers. Officers shot back, inuring the suspect.

Officials say the suspect was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officials say the officer involved will be placed on routine administrative leave pending review by the Critical Incident Review Board.

Information from: KBAK-TV, http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/

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