San Luis Obispo, CA – A San Luis Obispo Police Department (SLOPD) officer was killed in the line of duty after being shot while SLOPD officers were serving a search warrant Monday. The suspected shooter was killed by police. A second officer was injured and transported to an area hospital, where the officer is in stable condition.
Authorities say the shooting occurred around 5:20PM at an apartment complex near the area of S. Higuera St. and Margarita Ave.
“This is a tragedy beyond measure all of those who serve and care about our community,” said Derek Johnson, San Luis Obispo City Manager. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family. We are devastated by this loss.”
The officers and suspect have yet to be identified. This is a developing story, check back for updates. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer’s family, department, and community.
The shooting occurred at an apartment on Camellia Court, off Margarita Avenue near South Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. A suspected shooter was killed by police. A second officer was injured and transported to an area hospital, where the officer is in stable condition.
— San Luis Obispo Police Department (@SLOCityPolice) May 11, 2021
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