Riverside County Deputy Wounded in Shooting, Attacker Killed - NBC 7 San Diego

Riverside County Deputy Wounded in Shooting, Attacker Killed

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    Riverside County Deputy Wounded in Shooting, Attacker Killed
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    A file image of a Riverside County Sheriff's Department patrol vehicle.

    Authorities say a Riverside County sheriff's deputy has been shot and his attacker killed in a confrontation sparked by a domestic disturbance call.

    The Sheriff's Department says deputies were sent to Cedarwood Drive in the Lake Hills area near Lake Mathews shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

    The department says during the investigation, a suspect shot at and hit a deputy. Deputies fired back, killing the suspect.

    The deputy was taken to a hospital and he's listed in stable condition.