Fairfield Police Shoot, Kill Suspect

Violent Confrontation Leads To Shooting

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012  |  Updated 6:34 AM PDT
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Fairfield Police Shoot, Kill Suspect

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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

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