One Cop Killed, One Wounded In San Diego Shooting

One cop killed, one wounded in San Diego shooting

WASHINGTON,(APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th july,2016) - A police officer died and another was wounded in a shooting at a traffic stop in San Diego, police said Friday. A Hispanic man was later taken into custody, San Diego police chief Shelley Zimmerman told a news conference.

He was not immediately identified, but Zimmerman said he is now in the hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. "We are still actively investigating the crime scene, including searching for any possible remaining suspects," Zimmerman said. "To have this happen to our police officers, we have seen this happen way too many times just in these last few weeks across our great country.

It is tragic for everyone." The two officers radioed in that they were making a traffic stop late Thursday, then called for emergency backup soon after, she said. Officers who arrived found the pair had been shot.

Jonathan DeGuzman, 43, died in the hospital, Zimmerman said. His wounded partner Wade Irwin came out of surgery later in the morning and is expected to survive, the police department tweeted. The shooting took place around 11 pm Thursday (0600 GMT Friday) in the southeastern neighborhood of Southcrest, the San Diego Union Tribune reported.