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Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
Thursday July 4th, 2019 :: 10:42 p.m. PDT


Officer involved shooting in Bodega Bay

At approximately 8:10 p.m. tonight, CHP and deputies were dispatched to the Bodega Harbor subdivision in Bodega Bay after multiple reports of a man assaulting people near Swan and Heron Drives.  A deputy responded with CHP and they found multiple victims needing urgent medical help. 

They checked the area and also learned the suspect had stolen a vehicle.  Multiple witnesses directed the peace officers to the suspect in the 21000 block of Pelican Loop.  The suspect then assaulted the peace officers, and a deputy shot him.  The suspects and multiple victims were transported to local hospitals by air and ground ambulances.

This is a preliminary press release.  More information will be released as it becomes available.  Please avoid the area.

Prepared By: Misti D. Wood, Community Engagement Liaison
Case no.: 190704-028
Media Inquiries: 707-565-3941

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
2796 Ventura Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-565-2650

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