COSTA MESA (CBSLA) – A suspect was shot by police officers while assaulting a cashier during a robbery at a Costa Mesa 7-Eleven store early Thursday morning.
The incident occurred at 4:45 a.m. in the 2200 block of Fairview Road.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In Officer-Involved Shooting In San Fernando
Costa Mesa police officers who were called to a fight at the store arrived to find a man with a knife assaulting the cashier, prompting them to open fire on the suspect.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In Rowland Heights
Both the suspect and the cashier were rushed to local hospitals, police said. Their conditions were not confirmed.MORE NEWS: LAUSD Begins Phased-In Reopening Starting This Week
A knife was recovered at the scene.