An officer is wounded, one suspect is dead, and another suspect is at large after a gunbattle erupted Thursday during a traffic stop.
Police told News4 that a gang unit officer attempted to pull over a vehicle when someone inside opened fire.
Officers returned fire as two suspects fled. An officer and both suspects were injured, according to CBS News.
The wounded officer and one suspect were transported to a local hospital, where the suspect died. The officer is in stable condition after he underwent surgery for non-life-threatening injuries, News4 reported.
Police said Eric “Smokey” Bernal is currently at large. He is considered armed and dangerous. According to officials, Bernal and the other suspect were associated with a local gang.
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