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* Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputy involved in shooting

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UPDATE Click Here Kevin Anthony Quinnette shot by Deputy John Gonzalez on Stevens Creek Boulevard Cupertino

Shots were fire Monday night at a Cupertino intersection when a Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputy stopped a person walking, according to the sheriff’s office. A sheriff’s deputy stopped a pedestrian at the intersection of Stevens Creek Boulevard and Tantau Avenue around 9:10 p.m. as a person possibly associated with a stolen vehicle, sheriff’s officials said.

After the suspect was in contact with the deputy shots were fired. The suspect was hit and wounded with injuries sheriff’s officials did not consider to be life-threatening. The suspect was then taken into custody, officials said. The incident is being investigated and the sheriff’s office asks the public to avoid the area this morning as crime scene investigators will be processing the area for evidence.

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