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San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant
San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed While Serving Search Warrant

San Luis Obispo City Press Release

San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty, Second Officer Wounded

A San Luis Obispo Police Department officer was killed in the line of duty as a result of a shooting that occurred while SLOPD officers were serving a search warrant today. The shooting occurred at an apartment on Camellia Court, off Margarita Avenue near South Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. A suspected shooter was killed by police. A second officer was injured and transported to an area hospital, where the officer is in stable condition.

“This is a tragedy beyond measure for all of those who serve and care about our community,” said Derek Johnson, San Luis Obispo City Manager. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family. We are devastated by this loss,” he added.

Additional details about the incident will be released as they are available on the City’s website www.slocity.org.

May 10, 2021 – 7:00 pm

Late this afternoon, while serving a search warrant in the area of South Higuera St. and Margarita Ave., two officers from the City of San Luis Obispo Police Department were shot. The suspect is deceased and there is no threat to public safety at this time. Please avoid this area while an investigation is conducted. Additional information will be released as it becomes available at www.slocity.org.

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