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CHP Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Suspect Killed

November 14, 2011  | 

The gunman who wounded a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop near Sacramento late Sunday was fatally shot after flipping over his vehicle.

A gunman with two dogs in his vehicle fired on two officers during a stop on Highway 99 near Elk Grove. One officer was hit in the wrist and hip, reports the Sacramento Bee.

Tags: California Highway Patrol, Officer Involved Shootings, Vehicle Stops, California


Comments (4)

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CT LEO RET @ 11/15/2011 6:44 AM

I hope the CHP officer makes a full recovery. The tax payers of CA. were saved a lot of money.

Rick @ 11/15/2011 9:05 AM

Let's pass more liberal CCW laws in CA so citizens can defend themselves from thugs. Prisoners are being released due to court order, LEO's are being reduced and crime is rising.

scpdblue @ 11/15/2011 12:43 PM

He fought the law and the law won. Get well soon CHP trooper,Great job Elk Grove PD,you saved the taxpayers a lot of money.

dingo3497 @ 11/15/2011 1:11 PM

Nice job officers!

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