VIDEO: CA Deputy Dies After Accidental Shooting

A Fresno County (CA) Sheriff's deputy died Monday afternoon after he was accidentally shot, the sheriff's office said.

Authorities said a gun accidentally went off at a business park near Clinton and Winery Avenues around 3:45 p.m., wounding the deputy. The typically quiet business park turned solemn as deputies swarmed the scene, trying to piece together a shooting that killed one of their own.

While detectives tried to figure out what happened at the business park, a massive showing of officers turned up at CRMC. Cruisers lined the street and more than a dozen deputies stood outside, KFSN TV reports.

Dep. Rod Lucas (Photo: Twitter)

Dep. Rod Lucas (Photo: Twitter)

According to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, the deputy who was killed in an accidental shooting on Monday has been identified as Sgt. Rod Lucas, reports KFSN. He was a married father of four.

Lucas died Monday at the Special Investigations Unit. Fresno County SO said his co-worker's gun accidentally fired and shot him in the chest.

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