A suspect is dead after a police-involved shooting this morning in Oakland, Calif.

KTVU reported that a female officer was hit multiple times in the head and face with a metal object this morning after responding to a report of an assault. Authorities say the cop then opened fire on the suspect, who was killed.

A witness said that the suspect used a metal chain to assault the officer.

The injured officer was taken to the hospital, where she is being treated for head trauma.


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