ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- Police say a wanted California parolee fired first
in a shootout that left six officers injured and led to an hours-long
standoff in a suburban Sacramento city before he surrendered.
Roseville police spokesman says one officer with a jaw wound and a
federal agent shot in the leg remain hospitalized in serious condition.
Four other Roseville officers injured by shrapnel were treated and
The 32-year-old suspect in the violent confrontation
is a validated gang member with a criminal record that includes assault
Samuel Nathan Duran was taken to the Placer
County jail Saturday after being treated for scrapes and cuts after
surrendering just after midnight.
Duran is being held on a
parole violation, but Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn says he expects
multiple charges of attempted murder would be added.
aunt tells the Sacramento Bee the family did not believe he fired the
shots that struck the federal agent and that the police response to the
incident was excessive.