May 23, 2013
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Calif. cop, suspect injured in struggle over TASER

Police believe the suspect got a hold of the TASER and the officer fired her gun, striking the suspect

By Monica Garske
NBC San Diego

SAN DIEDO — A 911 call made near Vista ended with an injured San Diego County Sheriff's deputy and a man hospitalized with a gunshot wound.

Sheriff's department officials say the deputy got into some type of struggle. Her taser was deployed. Officials say the suspect deployed the taser but didn't hit the deputy.

The deputy then fired one shot striking the suspect officials said. The man was transported to Palomar Hospital where he is said to be in stable condition and under guard. Officials said the deputy was also injured, treated at the hospital and released. They have not confirmed what type of injuries the deputy sustained.

Full Story: Deputy, Suspect Injured in Shooting Near Vista

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