A Sacramento County (CA) Sheriff's detective was hospitalized after being shot Friday night while conducting a follow-up investigation, the sheriff's office said.
The detective is reportedly in serious but stable condition. The suspect was killed, ABC 10 reports.
Friday night, members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) found a car connected to an investigation, the sheriff's office said. Two people were sitting inside of the car. The detectives tried to "make contact" with the people in the car, but at some point during the encounter, shots were fired.
One of the detectives and the suspect were shot. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and the detective was taken to a local hospital. The other person in the car was arrested and booked at Sacramento County Main Jail on felony charges unrelated to the incident, the sheriff's office said.