3 Officers, Civilian Shot in California; Manhunt Underway


At least three officers and one civilian have been shot by two suspects in California, both in Sacramento and Placer County. The California Highway Patrol of North Sacramento tweeted about the shooting just minutes ago:

And according to a Facebook post by the CHP, the male suspect was driving a Red 2002 Ford F150 Extended Cab Pickup.

According to reports, an officer responded to reports of a suspicious person and was shot by the suspect. This individual stole a truck and the CHP has issued a Blue Alert for the vehicle.

They had spotted the truck later in the day, where there were reports of additional shots fired. Local schools have been placed on lockdown.

UPDATE –– 5:24 p.m.: The female suspect is now in custody:

UPDATE –– 6:12 p.m.: The Sacramento officer shot by the suspect has tragically died:

UPDATE –– 7:21 p.m.: The male suspect, identified as Marcelo Marquez, is now in custody:

And one of the other deputies shot has also died:

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