Officer, suspect die in traffic stop shootout
Officer, suspect die in traffic stop shootout Officer, suspect die in traffic stop shootoutTerrifying scene on a California highway during a traffic, stop a driver, opening fire, killing a police officer and injuring two others before he was taken down. The chief National correspondent, Matt Gutman good morning. Robin police are calling this a long and horrific gunbattle, and you can still see that Bearcat behind me. Those SWAT vehicles are saying this is an extensive investigation, a huge crime scene, and it wasn’t just that officer who was shot in the two wounded. There were commuters caught in the crossfire ducking, underneath their cars for safety at least one commuters car hit by stray gunfire a routine traffic, stop HOA Highway gun battle of rounds of gunfire with 49 year old, suspect, Aaron Luther armed with a long gun motorists pulling over And ducking to get away gun fire – oh my God – shooting shooting right now happening right now. Chp units pull the driver of this truck over bed deciding to impound his vehicle. The suspect went to his truck to retrieve items. That’S when he pulled out a gun and began firing somehow that mortally wounded officer managing to radio for help multiple agencies responding to the call officers firing back. That’S with two more CHP officers were wounded that Bloody gunbattle. Finally, coming to an end when the suspect was struck killed at the scene, his watching it all unfold on television, it’s hard but loving, and I’m sorry for the policeman. Unfortunately, the first officer that was on scene for the California Highway Patrol he was transported by air ambulance to Riverside University Health Center where he was pronounced deceased this morning or Mourning the loss of the Fallen officer, his stepmother reeling from the loss. I just can’t believe. I’M thinking this is just a nightmare: it just a nightmare such a tragedy, Erin Luther decided to pull out that gun and begin firing. They also want to know why a man who has short time for attempted murder and access to an assault-style weapon, Michael hi, everyone, George Stephanopoulos here, thanks for checking up ABC News, YouTube channel if you’d like to get more video, show, highlights and watch live event coverage Click on the right over here to subscribe to our Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts. Thanks for watching Two other California Highway Patrol officers were struck by bullets, and two civilians received minor injuries in the shootout, police said.