CHP officer injured in Turlock shooting; search continues for 2nd suspect

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9:45 a.m.

The Turlock Unified School District said there is no threat to schools Friday after an officer was injured in a shooting.

“Law enforcement has confirmed our schools in the area are safe and they will continue to keep us informed should circumstances change,” TUSD said.

The shooting occurred near Columbia Park, which is down the street from Osborn Elementary School.

Original story below:

TURLOCK, Calif. (KTXL) — A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a shooting in Turlock Thursday evening while following up on an investigation, police said. 

Turlock police said CHP investigators spotted a vehicle near High and Lane streets that they believed was connected to a freeway shooting that happened on Wednesday. 

Officers approached the vehicle, but as they got close, someone began shooting at them. The investigators fired back, and the suspect began to run. 

Police said the CHP officers chased after the suspect, but a second suspect began shooting at them. 

Authorities were able to arrest the first suspect, but the search continues for the second person. 

One officer was injured. According to police, his injuries are not life-threatening. 

The sheriff’s office asks residents in the area of Spruce, Angelus, Orange and High streets to lock their doors and report any suspicious activity. 

This is a developing story. 

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