Sacramento Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting on Del Paso Boulevard

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 SACRAMENTO -- Sacramento officials are leading the investigations into an officer involved shooting that occurred Friday on Del Paso Boulevard.


Armani Lee, 28 (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Sacramento Police Department officers had Armani Lee, 28, under surveillance for a North Sacramento shooting from Feb. 4 as well as violating his parole.

Lee left a home on Land Avenue and began walking down Del Paso Boulevard when undercover officials identified him. Additional marked and unmarked officers who were called in to arrest Lee were forced to pursue him as he fled further north down Del Paso Boulevard.

Armed with a black handgun, Lee began firing multiple rounds at a K9 vehicle during the pursuit. The officer was uninjured as his patrol car was hit by the gunfire. Th K9 officer then left the car, shooting back at Lee.

Armani Lee's gun used during the officer involved shooting. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Armani Lee's gun used during the officer involved shooting. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Lee continued to firing his weapon and three additional officers fired at him. He was hit multiple times before taken into custody and taken to a local hospital.

Currently he has been released from the hospital and booked into the Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of a parole violation and charges related to the shooting on Feb. 4. Officials say more charges will be added.

The area near Del Paso and Marysville Boulevard was locked down, the police department tweeted. Del Paso Boulevard was closed from Taft to Palo Verde.

Police said SWAT officers were at the scene, including a robot, to search the suspect's home.

Nearby Hagginwood Elementary was placed on lockdown.

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department officials are monitoring the investigation.