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Police officer fatally shot near Sacramento

January 15, 2013 |  3:05 pm
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A police officer was fatally shot Tuesday morning in the town of Galt near Sacramento.

The incident began as a burglary investigation after police received a report of someone leaving an apartment building with property.

A Galt police officer responding to the scene near F and 2nd streets saw a person fitting the description of the robber.

According to a preliminary investigation, the suspect shot the officer, then turned the gun on himself.

The officer was taken to a local hospital, but both the officer and suspect are now confirmed to be dead.

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--Fox 40

Photo: Scene of officer's shooting. Credit: Fox 40.

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