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Eugene police officer shoots, kills man who fought with him

NewsWatch 12 is working to learn who the suspect is.

Posted: Dec 1, 2019 11:31 AM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a Eugene police officer shot and killed a man who fought with him.

The Register-Guard reports that it happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin says the officer called for emergency cover before shooting.

The officer was treated for his injuries at a hospital and released.

The Lane County Interagency Deadly Force Investigation Team is investigating.

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