Calif deputy dead, officer critical after shooting
SANGER, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a California homicide detective is dead and a police officer is in critical condition after they were shot during an unspecified investigation in a rural area of Central California.
Sheriff's officials say they were shot Thursday by a man who then barricaded himself inside a house and kept firing on law enforcement officials in an ongoing standoff.
A third wounded deputy is in stable condition.
Sheriff's spokesman Chris Curtice had no further details about the standoff, although a neighbor reported hearing hundreds of shots. It's unclear if any other people were inside the home.
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