Armed man shot by Richmond police

RICHMOND, Calif.

Police responded to reports of a man with a gun and a ShotSpotter alert of gunfire shortly after 5 p.m. near the intersection of West Nevin Avenue and B Street, near the Richmond Parkway, Lt. Bisa French said.

Officers found the armed man and ended up firing at and wounding him.

He was taken to a hospital in critical condition with injuries that could be life-threatening, French said.

French did not yet known whether the man had fired his gun at the officers.

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