The female officer, wat nie geïdentifiseer is nie, was expected to recover, San Bernardino police Chief Eric McBride told the San Bernardino Sun.
Police officers were trying to arrest the homicide suspect when the shooting occurred. The suspect was wanted in connection with a slaying that occurred earlier this year, the Sun reported.
The suspect died from injuries while the wounded officer was being treated, volgens die departement.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.