A Merced County (CA) Sheriff's Deputy was critically wounded in a shootout with a suspect on Thursday evening.
The incident occurred after deputies responded to a home in the town of Delhi, CA on a call of a domestic disturbance.
When they arrived, suspect Jose Torres, 38, emerged from the home with a gun and opened fire.
One deputy was struck by the gunfire and ultimately transported to a local hospital for treatment. Deputies on scene returned fire, killing Torres.
Although the injured deputy was listed in critical condition he is expected to survive.
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