SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Both an officer and a suspect were hurt in a south Sacramento shooting overnight.
The shooting happened just before midnight Wednesday along the 5900 block of Tangerine Avenue.READ MORE: Detectives: Rental Fraud Suspect Posted Turlock Properties On Facebook Marketplace, Scammed People Out Of $2,000
Here is a photo of the suspect's firearm that was recovered from the scene. pic.twitter.com/KS9hOzhKX0
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Sacramento police say officers responded to the neighborhood to investigate a report of shots fired and contacted the armed suspect. An officer who arrived in a marked patrol car and in full police uniform then contacted the suspect, the department says.READ MORE: California-Grown Cannabis To Be Judged At Next State Fair
At some point during the contact, gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and officer. Both the officer and suspect were hurt in the shooting.
The officer was rushed to the hospital. Police say it took some negotiations and de-escalation techniques before the suspect finally surrendered.
Police say an Unmanned Aerial Systems equipment drone was used to monitor the situation, and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot helped communicate with and eventually disarm the suspect.
Both the suspect and the officer were listed in stable condition.
Exactly what led up to the shooting is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Man Shot And Killed In Parking Lot Along Florin Road
Police have not released the name of the suspect at this point.