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BREAKING: California Officer Murdered While Sitting In Police Car

Stockton, CA – A Stockton police officer was killed when he was shot multiple times while sitting in his patrol car on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at about 10:40 a.m. on May 11 in the 4400-block of La Crest Way in a residential area off Bianchi Road and near the Calaveras River, KCRA reported.

Stockton police tweeted that an officer and a male suspect had both been shot and had both been transported to the hospital.

Shortly after 1 p.m. local time, the Stockton Police Department announced the wounded officer had died.

The suspect was has also died, according to Stockton PD.

Police have not said what led up to the shooting.

Witnesses who live in the area said they heard 10 to 15 gunshots in rapid succession.

There was a bullet-riddled patrol car parked at the scene, KCRA reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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