VIDEO: CA Deputy Critically Wounded, Suspect Killed at Domestic
A Merced County (CA) Sheriff's deputy is in critical condition but is recovering after being shot in Delhi, CA.
Merced County Sheriff deputies rushed to a home near Harmony Ranch Drive on a domestic dispute in progress Thursday night when it took a turn for the worst.
"As they approached the house a suspect came out with an assault-style weapon and shot one of the deputies. The second deputy on the scene returned fire and killed the suspect on scene," said Sheriff Vern Warnke, Merced County Sheriff.
The suspect has been identified as 38-year-old Jose Torres of Delhi. The deputy shot was airlifted to a hospital in Modesto in critical condition, ABC30 reports.