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Deputies: Armed Fresno man shot by officers in Loomis

KCRA reports a Fresno man who was seen waving a gun in a Loomis parking lot was shot Monday by a Placer County sheriff’s deputies, authorities said.

At about 9 a.m., witnesses called deputies and reported that a man was waving a gun while in the Raley’s parking lot near the Taco Bell on Horseshoe Bar Road.

When deputies arrived at the scene, the man went across the street to a small strip mall and pulled the gun from his waistband and fired at a deputy, according to authorities.



Deputies said the man did not comply with demands to drop his gun and the deputy, fearing for his life, returned fire.

The man then ran about 100 yards through a neighborhood and then onto the property of the Placer County Sheriff Department’s Loomis sub-station, where more shots were fired.




The suspect encountered two more deputies and shots were exchanged.

The suspect was injured near the sub-station and taken to the Sutter Roseville Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

No Placer County sheriff’s deputies were injured.

During an investigation, deputies said they learned the man was driving a stolen vehicle.

No other details about the shooting have been released.

An investigation is ongoing.


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