California deputy killed, another injured after shootout with suspect

Deputy Mark Stasyuk, 27 was killed Monday after a gunfight with the suspect in Sacramento County, California.

(Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department)

A sheriff’s deputy was killed and another injured Monday after a gunfight with the suspect in Sacramento County, California.

Deputy Mark Stasyuk, 27, was fatally shot in Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release late Monday evening. He was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at a nearby hospital.

Deputy Julie Robertson, 28, was allegedly shot in the arm, and is in stable condition.

A bystander was also shot during the incident, but is expected to recover.

The suspect, who also was admitted to a hospital, was awake and talking after the shooting, Fox 2 KTVU reported.

The two officers were responding to a disturbance call at a local business approximately 2 hours, and got there “is no evidence that the defendant was armed or dangerous,” according to the press release.

Neither deputy was wearing a body camera during the shooting, the station reported.

The sheriff’s department does not immediately respond to Fox News’ investigates the incident.

Another deputy with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department was killed and two California Highway Patrol officers were injured in August 2017, if they were investigating a car-theft ring.

“It’s an incredible hole that will never entirely be filled into the hearts and minds of our department,” Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said, according to the station.

Stasyuk, who had been with the department for nearly five years, is survived by his wife, as well as his mother, father and sister. Robertson is there for two and a half.

Fox News’ Benjamin Brown and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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