A police officer in Sacramento, California, is in critical condition after a suspected fire on her and other officers Wednesday night while responding to a violence call.
Local reports show that she was subjected to an ambush. The scene in the northern Sacramento community is tense and fluid. Police were swarming backyards looking for a suspect and warned residents to stay inside.
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Sagittarius who probably fired from home in a home there reported Sacramento Bee.
The paper and quote the police scanner's chats, reported that a suspect may be stuck and officers authorized to use lethal force.
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Allen Warren, city council, told the paper that the officer was "badly hurt". "Reports show that at one point she was stuck on a farm.
Police said another officer kept the cover until they could get an armored vehicle in the area and rescue the officer who had been injured. She was rushed to a nearby hospital and is in critical condition, the police said.
Several law enforcement agencies helped the Sacramento Police Department. The police said the situation is running.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.