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Officer Involved Shooting In Cathedral City Near Circle K

CATHEDRAL CITY -News Channel 3 is staying on top of a developing storywhere an officer involved shooting sends one man to the hospital.

It happened around5 p.m.at a Circle K on East Palm Canyon Drive.

Police were responding to a report of a man with a weapon.

When they followed a truck into theCircle Kparking lot.

A witness told News Channel 3 he saw several police cars surround the truck and that police had guns drawn as the man ran off.

Police gave chase with aK9 unit and shots were fired.

Witnesses say they saw the man lying in the street along cove lane.

John Boggess says “I heard 4 shots and ran over here and see this guy lying down over here and the cops running all around.”

Anotherwitness at the scene, Casey Cross says, “They sent a dog down on him down the street and it wasn’t about 50 yards until they opened fire on him about 4 shots from a weapon, dropped him down the street.”

The man was taken to Desert Regional.

No word on his condition.

Stay with News Channel 3 for any new information in this developing story.

KESQ News Team

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