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Modesto standoff continues after 2 killed serving eviction notice

April 12, 2012 |  3:53 pm

A standoff continued Thursday afternoon at a Modesto apartment complex after a sheriff's deputy and another man were killed while serving an eviction notice.

More than 100 police officers were surrounding the building as the standoff entered its fifth hour, according to the Modesto Bee.
Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/2012/04/12/2154770/sheriffs-deputy-shot-while-serving.html#storylink=cpy

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson told the Associated Press that officers arrived at the north Modesto home to deliver the notice around 11 a.m. Thursday. He said it was not immediately clear how the civilian, who was not identified, died.

A call to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department was not immediately returned.

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-- Matt Stevens

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Photo: Police on scene of shooting. Credit: Fox 40

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