Suspect killed, officer shot in Watsonville

Suspect killed, officer shot in Watsonville

Watsonville police officers shot and killed a suspect who fired on police and wounded an officer early Saturday night.

The officer, who was struck in the upper torso, is in stable condition, according to a press release issued by the Watsonville Police Department. The incident occurred at 6:21 p.m. along the Pajaro Levee.

There are several media reports on it, but the Santa Cruz Sentinel has the most information.

According to the latest Sentinel report, the officer has been released from the hospital.

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  1. Melinda James 2015-06-07 at 9:26 pm

    I haven’t seen anything about this on CNN. Of course, the officer was shot, so it was obviously justified. Is that why it’s being ignored? I don’t understand how some things are chosen for national news and others aren’t.

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