Vacaville Car Theft Suspect Shot And Killed By Police Following Chase
(BANT) – A man has died in an officer-involved shooting early this morning in Vacaville.
Police say it started at 12:38 a.m. when an officer spotted a stolen vehicle on East Monte Vista Avenue near
Callen Street and followed it onto Interstate 80. Additional officers joined in the pursuit at that point.
The driver of the stolen vehicle exited the highway at Leisure Town Road, then turned onto Orange Drive. At Nut Tree Road, just north of Orange Drive, officers performed a pit maneuver to stop the vehicle.
The officer-involved shooting happened a short time later in which the suspect was killed. One officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital to be treated.