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1 California officer dead, 1 injured after being shot while serving search warrant

Suspect was fatally shot by police
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Posted at 10:16 AM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-11 13:54:22-04

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — One police officer was killed and another was injured while serving a search warrant Monday in San Luis Obispo, California.

The suspect was reportedly shot and killed by law enforcement.

Investigators remained on scene overnight investigating the deadly police shooting that took place at an apartment complex.

As of 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, crime scene tape was still up on Camellia Ct. near the area of S. Higuera St. and Margarita Ave.

Authorities from throughout San Luis Obispo County responded to the scene after reports of the shooting around 5:20 p.m.

The City of San Luis Obispo late Monday night announced one officer had been shot and killed and another was hospitalized. That officer's condition was described as stable.

“This is a tragedy beyond measure for all of those who serve and care about our community,” said Derek Johnson, San Luis Obispo City Manager. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family. We are devastated by this loss.”

The names of the officers and suspect have not yet been released.

This story was originally published by staff at KSBY.