Authorities on Wednesday were investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened on Highway 84 in the Fremont-Newark area, the California Highway Patrol said.
The shooting, which happened at about 2:48 p.m. in eastbound lanes near Newark Boulevard, followed a pursuit, the CHP said. Fremont police were involved in the shooting, but the CHP is the lead investigating agency.
The suspect, who was in possession of a firearm at the time of the incident, sustained fatal injuries, CHP officials said.
The public was asked to avoid the area.
Highway 84 separates Fremont and Newark in that area.
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