Sheriff's deputy shot in Encinitas; SWAT action underway
A San Diego County sheriff's deputy was shot Wednesday afternoon in the Leucadia neighborhood of Encinitas, officials said.
The deputy was taken to a local hospital and a SWAT action is underway for a suspected gunman.
The condition of the deputy and circumstances behind the confrontation are not yet known.
The San Diego Police Officers Assn. tweeted a message advising people to stay away from Del Rio Avenue.
--Tony Perry in San Diego
Map: Approximate location of shooting shown in red. Credit: Google Maps