SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a man suspected of shooting a transit officer in the face has been arrested at a motel.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull says the suspect was found hiding in an alcove late Tuesday.
Turnbull says the deputy is in surgery.
The officer is a four-year veteran with Regional Transit District police.
The suspect was arrested after a SWAT team searched for him room to room.