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Security Guard Shoots Suspect Who Allegedly Swung Metal Object In Stockton

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.

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.

The suspect was struck by the gunshot and was soon rushed to the hospital. Police say he suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the case has now been referred to the district attorney's office for a review.

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