8 p.m. Update: The suspicious device was determined to not be a bomb and both suspects are in custody.


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EMERALD BAY (CBS13) – The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a possible bomb situation along Highway 89 near Emerald Bay.

A spokesperson from the department said deputies are dealing with a suspicious device on the side of the road.

The spokesperson for the department is also the bomb tech handling the suspicious device on the scene.

Officials were reportedly in pursuit of a woman and two men that started in Reno and ended near Emerald Bay. Sources say the woman was detained. South Lake Tahoe police located the man who they were searching for around 6:20 p.m. Deputies said they are no outstanding suspects.

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A CHP officer on the scene assisting with traffic said deputies were searching for an active shooter earlier in the evening. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s office has not confirmed this information.

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The highway was shut down due to the police activity There is no estimated time of opening.

Multiple agencies are involved in this active scene. No further details on the suspects or situation have been made available at this time.

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