Twin Rivers officer shot in Del Paso Heights

A Twin Rivers police officer is in stable condition after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop at Grand Avenue and Branch Street in Del Paso Heights.

The officer attempted to pull over the suspect’s white SUV, but the driver took off in pursuit. The suspect and fled on foot, stopping yet again to fire at the officer before continuing to flee.

The officer was shot four times. Fortunately all the shots missed vital organs.

The suspect is a Black or Samoan man, 6 feet tall with a heavy build. The vehicle is a white SUV with California licence plates, 3WUN149 (see below).

For representation only.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call a tip line at 916-277-1773.

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