Authorities Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting Near Richmond BART Station

An investigation has been launched into an officer-involved shooting that occurred near the Richmond BART station early Thursday, according to the transportation agency.

The suspect was injured in the shooting and transported to a hospital to undergo surgery, according to Richmond police. No officers were hurt. 

BART officers were first alerted to reports indicating that a man with a firearm was leaving the station following a reported altercation, according to BART.

Following a search of the area, BART officers eventually found a person that matched the description of the suspect.

"Officers contacted the suspect, and the contact resulted in an officer-involved shooting," according to BART.

Authorities did recover a firearm from the suspect, according to BART.

The Richmond Police Department and Contra County District Attorney's Office are investigating the incident, according to BART.

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