Home > News > 

Calif. officer opens fire after being struck by car



May 23, 2006

PrintCommentRegisterRSSWhat's This

Calif. officer opens fire after being struck by car

Member Submission

KCRA.com

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A police officer was injured and another person was killed by police Monday during an incident at the Natomas Marketplace shopping center at Interstate 80 and Truxel Road, authorities said.

Sacramento police officials said an officer was trying to make contact with at least two men in a red sedan when the driver abruptly accelerated the vehicle and struck the officer.

The officer fired his weapon at the car, which then crashed into a tree near the In-N-Out Burger restaurant. Police said at that time, two people were taken into custody. One of them — the driver of the car — died from his injuries.

Full Story: 1 Dead, Officer Injured At Natomas Marketplace






PoliceOne Offers

Breaking Police News

P1 on Facebook

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips, columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

PoliceOne Exclusives

Featured Videos