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El Dorado County Sheriff's Deputy shot, killed responding to service call south of Placerville

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Posted at 7:47 AM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 10:47:17-04

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (ABC10) — An El Dorado County Sheriff's Deputy was shot and killed Wednesday morning while responding to a service call in Somerset, a rural town just south of Placerville, the sheriff's office confirmed.

Deputy Brian Ishmael was driving with a ride-along when they responded to the call in the area of Sand Ridge Road and Mount Aukum Road.

The person on the ride-along was also shot, but their condition is currently unknown.

Two men were arrested in connection to the shooting.

Ishmael was a four-year veteran with the sheriff's office and previously worked for the Placerville Police Department.

*Original story by ABC10.