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Sacramento Cop Fatally Shot Responding To Domestic Disturbance Call

(Sacramento, CA-AP) — A Sacramento, California police officer is dead after a man with a rifle opened fire while officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call.

The female officer was shot while other officers were helping a woman collect personal belongings so she could leave her home.

Police say the shooter was armed with a rifle and kept officers pinned down for more than 40 minutes while the wounded officer lay in a yard. An armored vehicle rescued her and she was taken to a hospital where she later died.