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2 dead, Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy stable, officials say

Sacramento County Sheriff's officials said the deputy is out of surgery and in stable condition.

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — 9:20 a.m. update: A Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy that was shot Saturday evening is now out of surgery and stable, according to officials.

"We have felt your prayers for our deputy who was critically injured in a shooting in Rancho Cordova last night. We are pleased to report our deputy is out of surgery and in stable condition," said the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office in a tweet Sunday morning.

They say they will give more updates as they become available.

12:07 a.m. update:

A Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after he was shot several times by a 29-year-old man on Saturday evening, Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones said at a press conference. 

Jones said officers were called to the area of 160th block of Dutchess Way at around 7 p.m. after a woman called 911 to report a man with a gun had arrived at her home.

The suspect fired shots and a woman was found dead at the scene, Jones said. 

Upon arrival, Jones said the suspect shot at deputies and police and attempted to run. A deputy was hit multiple times and is in critical condition at a local hospital.

Police and sheriff's deputies continued to pursue the suspect after the deputy was shot, and Jones said the suspect was killed by law enforcement.

Original story: 

Sacramento Sheriff's officials are alerting the public of heavy law enforcement presence in the 160 block of Dutchess Way in Rancho Cordova after a deputy-involved shooting. 

Sheriff's officials said the shooting took place around 7 p.m. Officials did not give more information about what happened.

This is a developing story that will be updated throughout the evening.  

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