CHP California Highway Patrol COVID-19 [featured] 20200503

Westbound SR 91 closed by officer-involved shooting

On Friday, November 27, 2020, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a motor officer with the Buena Park Police Department was involved in an officer involved shooting in the area of westbound SR-91, west of Brookhurst Street within the city of Fullerton.

A motor officer with the Buena Park Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a white four door sedan along the right shoulder of SR-91. During the traffic stop, the vehicle was used as a weapon to assault the officer, resulting in an officer involved shooting. The vehicle was last seen transitioning onto northbound I-5.

As a result of this incident, the officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.

All lanes of westbound SR-91 west of Brookhurst Street were closed for several hours to facilitate the investigation.

The California Highway Patrol Border Division Investigative Services Unit is handling the criminal investigation.

The article above was released by the California Highway Patrol.