Off-duty federal officer shot, injured by Seaside police

Bay City News
Friday, July 17, 2015

SEASIDE, Calif. -- An off-duty federal police officer was shot and injured by Seaside police officers at his home early Friday morning, police said.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m., officers responded to a call for service in the 1100 block of Amador Street near Terrace Street where a woman was reportedly loud and intoxicated, police said.

Arriving officers escorted the woman to her home and were met by her husband, who stepped out the front door armed with a gun, according to police.

The husband, a 48-year-old off-duty federal police officer, was shot by at least one of the officers, police said.

Emergency crews were called to the scene and the suspect was transported to a hospital for treatment, according to police.

Police have not released details on what led up to the shooting or the man's condition.

The involved officers were not injured and placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard procedure in an officer-involved shooting, police said.

The names of the involved officers have not been released due to public safety concerns, according to police.

Seaside police will be conducting an administrative review into the shooting.

The Monterey County District Attorney's Office has been called to conduct an independent investigation into the incident, police said.