Man shot by police in Perris responding to report of armed suspect near Subway restaurant

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A man was injured after being shot by officers responding to a report about a man with a gun near a Subway restaurant in Perris. (KABC)

A man was injured after being shot by officers responding to a report about an armed man near a Subway restaurant in Perris.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department said a civilian called to report a man with a gun at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday at North Perris Boulevard and West Nuevo Road.

Perris police arrived and shot the suspect, who authorities said was armed with a handgun. Police have not disclosed what led up to the shooting.

A car in the parking lot was seen with its windows shattered. The glass from the Subway restaurant's door was also shattered.

The suspect was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. No officers were injured. There was no word yet if a weapon was recovered at the scene.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact Central Homicide Investigator Bishop at (951) 955-2777 or Perris Sheriff's Station Investigator Salisbury at (951) 210-1000.
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