Suspect dies in officer involved shooting

A CHP officer fatally shot a man who allegedly led officers on a chase from Oroville to Paradise. Paradise Police say officers were in pursuit of a car reported stolen from Colorado. The driver, 18 year old Christian Valdez, hit two vehicles at a gas station on Clark Road Sunday. Police say a CHP officer fired his weapon at Valdez…who was taken to Enloe Hospital and later died. The passenger, 19 year old Jose Herrera, was arrested on outstanding warrants. The case is under investigation by the Butte County Officer Involved Shooting Team, the Department of Justice, and the CHP.

 

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