Man with BBQ skewer shot by Placer County deputy in Carnelian Bay (video) | SierraSun.com

Man with BBQ skewer shot by Placer County deputy in Carnelian Bay (video)

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An officer-involved shooting investigation is underway at Lake Tahoe after a California sheriff's deputy shot a man who allegedly tried to stab him with a large metal barbecue skewer, the Associated Press reported.

 

Deputies responded to a 911 call from a residence in North Lake Tahoe that resulted in a deputy-involved shooting. Please see video for details. Any witnesses are urged to call us at (530) 886-5375 and leave their contact information with Dispatch so a detective can contact them.Media interview provided by the Placer County Sheriff Media Team.

Posted by Placer County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, January 14, 2018

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Placer County Sheriff's Lt. Andrew Scott said the incident occurred at about 4 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, on the North Shore where the deputy was responding to a 911 call about a man acting "bizarre" at a home in Carnelian Bay.

The suspect was transported to Renown Regional Medical Center. His name and condition have not been released. The deputy was not hurt.