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Officer involved shooting in Fairfield

Officer involved shooting in Fairfield
Posted January 19th, 2014 @ 9:17am

(Fairfield)--A 23-year-old man is dead after an officer involved shooting Saturday night, in Fairfield.

Police were called to a home on Spyglass Hill Court. Around 8 o’clock Saturday night about a domestic disturbance between the young man and his father.

Fairfield police said the son forced his way into his father's house and a fight broke out between the two. When Police arrived the son fled from the house, possibly with a firearm.

A 10-year veteran of the Fairfield Police Department found the suspect a few blocks away. The officer fired at the man in the 2000 block of St. Andrews Court. Police have not said what led to the shooting.

The officer has been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation continues.

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