Officer shot, one person dead outside La Habra police station


A police officer was shot and one person was killed outside of the La Habra Police Department Friday night, authorities said. 

Police responded to a disturbance call at around 7:04 p.m. outside the police station, located at 150 N. Euclid St., La Habra police said in a tweet. The suspect reportedly died at the scene

City Councilmember James Gomez said in a video posted to Facebook that the person who died at the scene was not a police officer.

The scene remained active Friday night as police investigate the incident, aerial video from Sky5 showed.

The officer was taken to a nearby trauma center and is in critical but stable condition, authorities said. 

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office is conducting an independent investigation.

No further details were immediately available.

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