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CHP Officer Shot And Killed Near Woodland

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Woodland, CA — California Highway Patrol Officials are reporting that a CHP officer was shot this afternoon near Woodland.

Police were looking for a man wearing a black ball cap and driving a black vehicle, but details of the incident were sketchy and descriptions varied.

CHP spokesman Tom Marshall says a citizen called in the shooting shortly after 2:30 pm, apparently using the officer´s own squad car radio.

The officer, a commercial vehicle inspector, was not immediately identified. The shooting took place on County Road 96 just north of Highway 16. Woodland is 15 miles northwest of Sacramento.