Eugene police officer shoots, kills man who fought with him

Oregon

The officer was treated for his injuries at a hospital

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say a Eugene police officer shot and killed a man who fought with him.

The Register-Guard reports that it happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin says the officer called for emergency cover before shooting.

The officer was treated for his injuries at a hospital and released.

The Lane County Interagency Deadly Force Investigation Team is investigating.

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