California Police Officer Killed in Shooting

California Police Officer Killed in Shooting
File photo of police tape. (Jeff Dean/AFP via Getty Images)

Californian authorities said Tuesday a police officer was shot and killed in the city of Selma.

Fresno-based KFSN-TV reported the officer was on patrol when someone flagged down his patrol car and said there was a suspicious person in a yard.

As the officer left his car, he was shot several times.

He was later pronounced dead at a hospital. His name wasn’t immediately released.

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Department said a 23-year-old man had been arrested in relating to the shooting.

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