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California, to the sheriff of the blast, “people in Sacramento,” after the illegal immigrants allegedly shooting a deputy, sparking a chase

to connectVideoIllegal immigrant was arrested in the shooting of a California sheriff’s deputy

A suspect is in custody after a California law enforcement officer was shot in the leg while investigating a domestic violence report.

A California sheriff calls for immigration reform in his state after he says he is a sanctuary city policy, freed from a violent illegal immigrant who went on to shoot a police officer and lead cops on a wild high-speed chase.

Guadalupe Lopez-Herrara, 51, was taken into custody Thursday, one day after the Merced County Sheriff’s Office says Lopez-Herrara shot a deputy trying to arrest him for an alleged violation of a temporary restraining order, FOX26 reported.

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Guadalupe Lopez-Herrara, 51, was taken into custody Friday after the Merced County Sheriff’s Office says he’s accused of shooting a deputy.
(Merced County Sheriff’s Office)

“This person is not a legal citizen of the United States of america,” Merced county Sheriff Warnke said at a news conference on Thursday. “We had him in our custody in January of this year. And as for the people in Sacramento are limiting our ability to work together, with ICE, and we couldn’t be with him.”

The deputy, a sergeant with the sheriff’s office sustained a non-life-threatening injuries after police say Lopez-Herrara, described as ” a known violent criminal, shot him in the arm and the vest on Wednesday.

A shootout then broke out between Lopez-Herrara and the representatives — but in Lopez-Herrara managed to hide in the bushes and open fire, pinning down the cops long enough for you to be able to escape.

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Several law enforcement agencies launched a manhunt, but weren’t able to find him until the next morning. A high-speed car chase ensued after the Lopez-Herrara, was spotted in a stolen truck on Highway 46, FOX26 reported.

Police said Lopez-Herrera was previously in custody in January, as for other violent crimes.
(Merced County Sheriff’s Office)

The pursuit — which reached speeds of up to 120 km / h in — and ended when Lopez-Herrara hit a spike strip.

Police said Lopez-Herrera fired at them from inside the car, but he was stopped by a K-9 and taken into custody.

“The Bottom line is, our immigration policies need to be revamped, because we’re going to have to do more of these situation have happened…and We knew ahead of time that this guy has the potential for violence was there,” Warnke said.

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Sanctuary city laws are in California and have limited local law enforcement’s ability to convey information to federal agencies about illegal immigrants, and taken into their custody.

Warnke said the Lopez-Herrara, has a violent history of assault with a deadly weapon, felony assault, spousal abuse and possession of illegal drugs.

He is currently being held at the Merced County Jail.

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