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The Latest: Suspect in deputies’ shooting taken to hospital

September 18, 2018

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting outside Sacramento (all times local):

5 p.m.

The suspect involved in the shooting two Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies has also been transported to the hospital for gunshot wounds.

The suspect was among four people taken to the hospital Monday following the shooting outside a Pep Boys auto parts shop. A bystander was also shot.

Sgt. Shaun Hampton, the department spokesman, says he doesn’t know the deputies conditions. Sheriff Scott Jones is expected to provide an update later Monday.

The officers were responding to a disturbance at the Pep Boys.

There is a heavy police presence at the scene on a major roadway just outside of California’s capital city.

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3:30 p.m.

Two Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies and a bystander have been shot during an incident just outside of the capital city.

Department spokesman Sgt. Shaun Hampton says the suspect is in custody.

Hampton says the shooting Monday afternoon occurred at a Pep Boys auto parts store on a busy street in Rancho Cordova, California. Hampton says it’s unclear what led to the shooting.

Hampton did not provide details on the deputies’ or the bystander’s condition.

Sacramento Metro Fire Capt. Chris Vestal says four people were taken to the hospital.

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