The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter that police officers are searching for an armed man who shot a deputy in Paso Robles at around 3:15 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the officials, the deputy was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.
The sheriff's department has urged people in the area to shelter-in-place while the authorities investigate.
Urgent: Active Shooter situation in Paso Robles.— SLO County Sheriff (@SLOSheriff) June 10, 2020
Searching for armed man who fired at Paso Robles PD this morning.
Deputies & CHP responded to the incident.
One Deputy shot. He is in serious but stable condition.
If near downtown Paso Robles you are asked to shelter in place. pic.twitter.com/7tpZQD4urR
Last week, a sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other officers wounded in Santa Cruz, California.
On 29 May, a US Federal Protective Service officer was shot and killed in Oakland, California, near the site of a local George Floyd protest.