Recommended

Roseville Shooting Suspect Taken to Hospital Surrendering After 9-Hour Standoff

Several Officers were injured during a shootout this past Friday with a wanted parolee who was holed up in a house in Roseville, Ca. At least one officer listed in critical condition.

Sammy Duran, 32, surrendered to police after nearly nine hours of exchanging sporadic gun fire with police. Duran was being sought after a warrant for his arrest was issued.

Law enforcement officers had been looking for Duran for about 10 days before locating him. Police said they finally found him he opened fire, wounding a federal immigration officer, who was on the scene to provide support for the Roseville police.

"He didn't want to go to jail. He is a wanted parolee," said Roseville police Lt. Cal Walstad when asked why Duran acted the way he did while adding that he was armed with an assault weapon.

"It's an unfortunately reality of our business. All these officers and a federal agent came to do their job," Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn told KSBW. "This is what can happen in an incident. All these officers were protecting our city and doing their jobs."

While the standoff was unfolding residents of the suburban Sacramento community were evacuated from their homes and not allowed to return until the situation was resolved.

City Manager Ray Kerridge thanked the officers for their service after news that one of the officers who was injured after being hit in the face with shrapnel.

"We remain hopeful for all of the injured officers' recovery and grateful for their dedication. We appreciate the cooperation and understanding of the community in this intense situation," Kerridge said in a statement.

The intense standoff shocked residents of the quiet community.

"It's kind of intense. You watch it on TV, but you don't know what it's like until you're here," said Jose Uribe, 15.

Free CP Newsletters

Join over 250,000 others to get the top stories curated daily, plus special offers!

Sponsored

Most Popular

More Articles