The shooting occurred around 1:45 p.m. on a residential street near Rustic Lane Elementary School in Jurupa Valley’s Rubidoux neighborhood. The streets in the area are closed.
Officials said a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputy was shot in Jurupa Valley and was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition Thursday afternoon.
According to the spokesperson, the injured congressman, whose identity has not been released, was taken to Riverside Community Hospital.
“A deputy RSO was shot. Sheriff Bianco will hold a press conference later this afternoon, according to a tweet from the Sheriff’s Department.
The specifics of the shoot were not immediately available.
Social media videos and photos showed emergency vehicles, including a dozen police cars, parked at the intersection of Condor Drive and Golden West Avenue.