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Calif. deputy shooting highlights the danger of domestic violence calls

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By Jason Kotowski
The Bakersfield Californian

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The unpredictable nature of domestic disturbance calls makes them among the most dangerous situations that a law enforcement officer handles.

Just this weekend, Kern County Sheriff's Deputy Thomas Moore suffered serious injuries responding to a domestic disturbance when the suspect opened fire with a shotgun. Moore was in serious but stable condition at Kern Medical Center on Monday after undergoing surgery.

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