Sheriff’s deputy injured in Santa Clara County shooting

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SANTA CLARA COUNTY (KRON) — A Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Friday night in a shooting in the southern part of the county.

The sheriff’s department first reported the shooting at 11:10 p.m. Friday.

About an hour later, authorities said the deputy suffered a non-life threatening injury.

The shooting occurred near Uvas Road in an unincorporated part of Morgan Hill.

As of midnight, the scene was still active.

Authorities say a car approached the deputy around 10:32 p.m. Friday night, fired shots and then fled the scene.

The sheriff’s department says the deputy returned fire, but authorities do not know if the suspect was hit.

Law enforcement now searching for the suspect(s).

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