Sergeant Clint Landrum is a 14 year veteran of the department.
Landrum was leading the team to arrest Guadalupe Lopez-Herrera on domestic violence charges when investigators say the suspect opened fire from behind a fence covered in shrubs.
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Landrum was hit in his bulletproof vest and leg but is expected to make a full recovery.
Officers arrested Lopez-Herrera the next day after a pursuit that ended on Interstate 5 near Kettleman City.