The Latest: Police officer shot, wounded; suspect arrested
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on police officer (all times local):
Police in Northern California say a police officer shot in the head while responding to a dispute between neighbors was treated at a hospital and released.
Antioch police say a 32-year-old man suspected of shooting the officer was arrested early Tuesday after a five-hour standoff.
Antioch Police Sgt. William Dee says police were called Monday night about a dispute between neighbors on a block of single-family homes.
Dee says that when officers arrived to the scene, the man shot an officer and barricaded himself inside his house.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports members of the SWAT team and numerous police agencies surrounded the home and evacuated the neighborhood.
The suspect, who was not identified, surrendered to authorities without incident and was booked into jail.
Authorities say a police officer in the San Francisco Bay Area has been shot in the head and hospitalized.
The officer was shot shortly before 8 p.m. Monday in Antioch and reportedly is in stable condition.
However, details of the shooting were not immediately released.
KPIX-TV says the shooting sent dozens of officers from various agencies to the Deerfield Drive neighborhood and a yard-by-yard search was underway for the shooter.
Some homes reportedly were evacuated.
A call to the Police Department seeking comment was not immediately returned.