Law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento

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.

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