Authorities search for second suspect after officer shot in Turlock

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A CHP officer was hurt after being shot in Turlock during an investigation on Thursday, the police department confirmed.

The Turlock Police Department said the officer sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Officials said Thursday’s shooting stemmed from a separate freeway shooting that happened Wednesday.

California Highway Patrol investigators located the freeway shooting suspect vehicle Thursday in the 600 block of High Street. As investigators got closer to the vehicle, a person began shooting at them, police said.

Investigators shot back but the suspect ran away. As investigators were chasing that suspect, a second suspect shot at officers several times, police said.

The initial shooter was arrested, Turlock police said.

Investigators are still searching for the second suspect.

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