Manhunt underway in Roseville

By: Scott Thomas Anderson, Editor
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UPDATE, 6:32 P.M.: Hostage negotiators in contact with suspect

UPDATE, 6:09 P.M.: Suspect contained to one-block area.

UPDATE, 5:37 P.M.: Suspect has been identified as Sammy Duran, according to Roseville Spokesman Brian Jacobson.

UPDATE, 5:34 P.M.: More shots have been fired.

Law enforcement is at the scene of a suspect who allegedly shot a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer this afternoon in Roseville. 

According to a press briefing, the suspect, Sammy Duran, is a parolee who had been wanted for a couple of weeks. When ICE and Roseville police arrived to pick him up, Duran reportedly engaged in gunfire and shot the ICE officer in the leg. 

The officers backed out at that point and a perimeter was established. Duran reportedly jumped fences in the area as a manhunt began that included Roseville and Rocklin officers, along with Sacramento law enforcement, Placer County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals.

Duran reportedly had hostages at one point, but they are no longer in danger. More shots were fired, and two additional officers were injured by shrapnel.

Duran is reported to be in possession of an assault-style weapon. The area is completely surrounded by law enforcement, including SWAT.

Roseville Police Lt. Cal Walstad reported that the hostage negotiation team is in contact with Duran.

"In these types of situations, it's better to just wait and talk," Walstad sad.

The city reported five schools on lockdown: St. Rose, St. Albans, Cirby Elementary, Joyland Preschool and Maidu Elementary.

The shots appeared to be have been fired near Dudley Drive and Hampton Drive.

According to an emergency message from the Roseville Police Department, there is police action in the area around Windsor and 6th Street. Residents are advised to shelter in place.

Riverside is closed between Cirby and Douglas.

Sgt. Lisa Bowman of the Sacramento Sheriff's Officesaid residents and businesses in the area should act with caution as the hunt continues.

"Lock your doors, absolutely," she said. "Any time there's a perimeter, we ... take heed on the caution side."

Sheriff's helicopters used body-heat scanners to search yards for the suspect.

The first officer shot is reported to be in stable condition at Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

~Sena Christian contributed to this report