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Suspect shot and killed by deputy sheriff in rural Napa


An armed suspect was shot and killed by a Napa County Sheriff’s Office deputy in rural Napa County on late Sunday night, according to sheriff’s officials.

Police said a deputy was patrolling the 1100 block of Henry Road around 10:59 p.m. Sunday when they contacted a vehicle with a male driver, sheriff’s spokesman Henry Wofford said. At 11:05 p.m., Wofford said the deputy reported that shots had been fired.

According to Wofford, the suspect, only described as a man, was pronounced dead at the scene and had a firearm in their possession. The sheriff’s deputy wasn’t identified.

There are no other suspects at this time and no other people were in the vehicle, Wofford said.

No further information is immediately available.

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