SONOMA, Calif. — According to, an employee at Jolly Washer carwash on Hwy. 12 in Sonoma, California, shot a sheriff’s deputy who responded to a call from the manager.

The manager called in to report that one of his employees was “acting strange” and refused to go home after being asked to leave, the article continued.

When two officers arrived in response, the employee, 19, was standing behind a truck in the carwash line and began firing from a nine-millimeter semiautomatic handgun, hitting one of the deputies, the article noted.

At least one of the deputies returned fire but did not hit the suspect, the article added.

The suspect was taken into custody and his gun was retrieved as evidence, the article stated.

The deputy who was shot was taken to a local hospital, is in good condition and is expected to survive, the article concluded.

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