Chollas Creek residents asked to shelter in place after a San Diego police officer was shot

In the Chollas Creek neighborhood of San Diego, a police officer was fatally shot on Thursday, according to a statement from a sheriff’s official.

At approximately 11:20 a.m., police requested assistance from the Sheriff’s Department regarding the incident, which occurred on Ogden Street, southwest of 54th Street and University Avenue. Several law enforcement officers were dispatched to the scene.

The officer’s condition is currently unknown.

Authorities are actively searching for a suspect in the Chollas Creek area who is considered armed and dangerous.

The San Diego Police Department provided a description of the suspect as a Hispanic male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds.

He is bald and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt.

Residents in the Chollas Creek area have been ordered to stay indoors and take shelter due to ongoing police activity.

If the suspect is spotted, residents are urged to contact 911 immediately. At this time, no additional information has been provided by the police.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information becomes available.

Leave a Comment