- Associated Press - Friday, February 19, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Highway Patrol says one person was hurt after a CHP officer opened fire as authorities were removing a homeless camp in Sacramento.

CHP spokesman Officer Michael Bradley would not say whether the suspect was hit by the gunfire, which happened about 1 p.m. Friday.

The suspect was treated at a hospital before being booked into jail.

Bradley says two officers were helping California Department of Transportation employees remove a homeless camp along an onramp to State Highway 99 in south Sacramento.

He says man who is apparently homeless displayed a folding knife, prompting the officer to open fire.

No others were injured.

Bradley would not give the suspect’s name, age or provide other details, citing the ongoing investigation.


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