Southern California deputy shot, killed throughout visitors cease
A Southern California deputy was shot and killed Thursday afternoon, authorities confirmed, and the suspect was additionally later killed following a police pursuit.
Just earlier than 2 p.m. native time, a Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy pulled over a automobile within the metropolis of Jurupa Valley and was then shot, based on the sheriff’s division. CBS Los Angeles confirmed that the deputy died from his wounds.
His title was not instantly launched.
Following the taking pictures, a number of regulation enforcement businesses had been concerned in a automobile pursuit with the suspect that traversed a number of freeways. The chase finally got here to an finish on the 15 Freeway within the Riverside County metropolis of Norco, the place pictures had been fired, based on CBS Los Angeles.
Jurupa Valley Mayor Chris Barajas reported that the suspect was killed.
“At the time of this writing, the suspect has been apprehended and is deceased,” Barajas wrote.
The suspect was additionally not instantly recognized. The actual circumstances of the incident had been nonetheless unclear.
On Thursday night time, the fallen deputy’s physique was transported in a procession from a hospital to the Riverside County coroner’s workplace within the close by metropolis of Perris. Dozens of deputies lined up exterior the hospital to pay their respects.
Jurupa Valley is positioned about 50 miles east of Los Angeles.
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