El Dorado County sheriffs on scene of active shooter incident


UPDATE: The El Dorado County Sheriffs Office has announced that one of their deputies was killed in the Wednesday morning shooting. They shared a photo of Deputy Brian Ishmael, who was shot and killed when deputies were responding to a call. Deputy Ishmael was a 4-year veteran with EDCDO and previously worked as a police officer in Placerville. A person participating in a ride-along with Deputy Ishmael was also shot and wounded.

The sheriff’s office has two suspects in custody.

(Placerville, Calif.)— El Dorado County sheriffs were responding to a call when they were shot at by multiple shooters, according to a statement posted on their Facebook page Wednesday morning.

The post noted that EDCSO has multiple people in custody, but continue to search and clear the area for any other possible shooting suspects.

Officials have not yet confirmed if any officers were wounded in the shooting.

This all occurred near the intersection of Sand Ridge Drive and Mt Aukumn Road in Somerset.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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