Police investigating officer-involved shooting In La Mesa
LA MESA (KUSI) – A police officer opened fire on a knife-wielding trespassing suspect Thursday in a residential neighborhood near Lake Murray, leaving him with two gunshot wounds that are not believed to be life- threatening, authorities reported.
The shooting occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m., as patrol personnel were responding to a report of an intruder who was refusing to leave a home in the 7900 block of Rainey Street in La Mesa, according to police.
A 30-year-old suspect was taken to a hospital after being shot by officers in the hand and once in the shoulder where he is listed in stable condition, according to police.
La Mesa police said the scene is secure but ask people to stay clear of the area.