The San Diego Police Department said early Friday that one of the police officers involved in a late Thursday night shooting has died. Another officer who was wounded is in surgery. Police made one arrest in the shooting and are not pursuing any other suspects.
Police arrested one person in the shooting and weren’t pursuing any other suspects after a long manhunt in the Southcrest neighborhood. The suspect hasn’t been identified.
Police said the officers were shot while making a stop and immediately called for help. The fallen officer suffered many gunshot wounds.
The officers weren’t immediately identified.
Video footage showed officers out in force with numerous squad cars with emergency lights flashing lining a street, officers on foot, and a helicopter buzz overhead.
The shooting comes with law officers around the country on alert following the killing of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this month.
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