STOCKTON (CBS13) – An investigation is underway after a security guard in Stockton shot a man on Monday.
Stockton police say the incident happened a little after 7:30 p.m. near Pershing Avenue and Rosemarie Lane.READ MORE: Anti-Black, Gay, Asian Bias Fuel California Hate Crime Surge
Exactly what led up to the incident is unclear, but the security guard reported that a 34-year-old man had allegedly swung a metal object – prompting the guard to fire one shot.READ MORE: Squirrel, Tree Branch That Tripped Safety System Caused Power Outage In Grass Valley
The suspect was struck by the gunshot and was soon rushed to the hospital. Police say he suffered non-life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Pledges To Protect Access To Reproductive Health Care
Police say the case has now been referred to the district attorney’s office for a review.