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CHP Officer and Suspect Shot After Pursuit in Tulare County

CHP Officer and Suspect Shot After Pursuit in Tulare County

CHP Officer and Suspect Shot After Pursuit in Tulare County

CHP Officer and Suspect Shot After Pursuit in Tulare County

Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Press Release

BREAKING NEWS: Officer & Suspect Shot After Pursuit That Ended in Exeter

Around 10:30 this morning, TCSO Deputies were called to the area of Sierra Drive in Three Rivers, after a man was seen driving down the road with a gun. When Deputies found the man driving westbound on Sierra Drive, a pursuit began with TCSO Deputies and CHP Officers. During the pursuit, the suspect began shooting at officers through his car window.

The suspect’s vehicle then crashed into an orchard near Road 196, just north of Highway 198. That’s when the suspect jumped out and ran off. At that time, gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and CHP Officers and TCSO Deputies. One CHP officer was shot in the shoulder. She was airlifted from the scene but is expected to be ok. The suspect was also shot in the upper torso and taken to a local hospital.

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