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Sheriff’s deputy killed while serving eviction notice in Modesto

April 12, 2012 |  1:45 pm

A sheriff’s deputy and a civilian were killed Thursday when gunfire broke out as authorities were attempting to serve an eviction notice at an apartment complex in Modesto.

The shooter was still believed to be inside the apartment, which has been surrounded by SWAT team members, the Associated Press reported. Residents in surrounding homes were evacuated.

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson told the AP 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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