One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Atwater.

According to Atwater Police Chief Michael Salvador, police were doing a follow-up on an investigation.

Atwater Police attempted a traffic stop on a person of interest involved in that case.

A vehicle pursuit then ensued, which ended at the end of Kelso Street.

After the suspect fled from the vehicle, there was a brief chase on foot that resulted in an officer-involved shooting.

The investigation has been turned over to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office, according to Salvador.