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.