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Both Galt police officer, suspect are dead in morning shooting

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A Galt police officer and a suspect were both fatally shot and killed near F Street between 3rd and 4th streets in Galt on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.

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A Galt police officer shot by a suspect this morning has died, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. The suspect reportedly committed suicide. His body appears to still be at the scene.

The shooting happened at around 11:30 a.m. in the 200 block of F Street near the railroad tracks.

Additional information about the shooting, including the identify of the officer, is unavailable at this time.

The City Clerk has posted a notice that the Galt City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled.

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Dan Evans/News-Sentinel

A Galt police officer and a suspect were both fatally shot and killed near F Street between 3rd and 4th streets in Galt on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.

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