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Officer-involved shooting leaves one person injured in Newport Beach

Officer-involved shooting leaves one person injured in Newport Beach
The map shows the location where one person was wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Newport Beach. (Google Maps)

An officer-involved shooting near Superior and Placentia avenues in Newport Beach Thursday night left one person injured, police told The Times Community News.

The person was taken to a trauma center for treatment, said Newport police Sgt. Mike James.

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No police officers were injured in the shooting.

James had no other details, including who was involved in the shooting or whether the injured person was suspected of a crime.

Newport Beach Fire Department rescuers responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m. and took the person to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, according to Battalion Chief Ron Gamble.

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