Fairfield Police Shoot, Kill Suspect

Violent Confrontation Leads To Shooting

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A suspect shot by a Fairfield police officer Monday night has now died.

    Investigators say an officer was following up on an investigation when he got involved in a violent struggle with the suspect, in the doorway of a home on Gold Coast Drive.

    The officer called for backup, but shot the suspect before units arrived.

    The officer is a 16-year veteran of the force.

    He is now on administrative leave pending an investigation