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Firefighter shot dead in Stockton, California, while trying to put out a horror attack

A FIRE MAN was shot dead while trying to put out a fire during a horrific attack in California.

Stockton Police Department officials said the firefighter was shot Monday morning while fighting fires near Aurora and Washington streets.

Firefighter shot dead while trying to put out fire in California

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Firefighter shot dead while trying to put out fire in CaliforniaCredit: CBS 13
The firefighter was shot at around 5 a.m. local time on Monday

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The firefighter was shot at around 5 a.m. local time on MondayCredit: CBS 13

The firefighter was taken to a local hospital but eventually died from his injuries.

In one Facebook Posted, the Turlock Fire Department announced the death of the injured firefighter, saying: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of the Stockton Fire Department and the firefighter’s family. Fire was killed in a tragic shooting this morning.”

The names of the deceased firefighters were not immediately known.

Stockton police officers have arrested a man they believe may be responsible for the shooting.

The suspect has not yet been identified.

Stockton Mayor Kevin Lincoln responded to the above news Twittersaid: “Please join me in praying for our firefighters, our families, our communities, and all of our public safety officers.”

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