By Alayna Shulman
REDDING, Calif. — A Redding man tried to trick officers into thinking he had a gun Wednesday morning so they would shoot him on the Cypress Bridge, police said.
Officers responded around 6:30 a.m. to a call reporting a man with a gun at an apartment complex on Leila Avenue, said Cpl. Shawn McGinnis of the Redding Police Department.
Police: Man told Calif. cops to shoot