YUBA CITY (CBS13) — An alleged domestic violence incident and hostage situation in Yuba City last night ended a police officer shooting the suspect.
The Yuba City Police Department says they got a call around 7:45 p.m. from a victim inside a house on Wildflower Circle saying he was hit in the head by the suspect. The suspect was also reportedly holding a woman hostage in the bedroom.READ MORE: Saturday's Show Info (5/21/22)
Officers responded and tried to negotiate with the suspect inside the home. At some point, he allegedly came out of the bedroom while holding a weapon against the woman’s neck.READ MORE: Friday's Show Info (5/20/22)
The suspect then came towards officers with the weapon still in his hand – prompting one officer to shoot him.
Officers started first aid to the suspect and victims before medics arrived. All three people – the suspect, the first victim and the woman who was being held hostage – have been taken to the hospital, though it’s unclear how badly they were injured.MORE NEWS: Thursday's Show Info (5/18/22)
The investigation is now being handled by the Yuba-Sutter Regional Officer Involved Shooting Team.