Vacaville Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Near Monte Vista, Markham Avenues

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VACAVILLE — Police in Vacaville are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting.

Officers responded to a home on Granada Lane in Vacaville around 5 p.m. for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, police said. A male family member had assaulted a man and a woman with a knife. The woman was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and the man was treated on scene.

The male suspect left the home prior to police arrival, but was spotted driving a short time later.

When officers tried to stop the vehicle on Vine Street, the vehicle drove off, starting a pursuit. The chase ended near East Monte Vista Avenue and Markham Avenue when the suspect hit an uninvolved driver. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the suspect drew a knife on officers, which is when they fired. The suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

East Monte Vista Avenue between Markham Avenue and Callen Street and East Monte Vista Avenue between McClellan Street and Markham Avenue is closed.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area while police investigate.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call (707) 469-4839.

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