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Man arrested in deputy's shooting

August 31, 2008|Jason Song

A 22-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of shooting a Riverside County sheriff's deputy in the face late Friday night.

Javier Trani of Desert Hot Springs was apprehended at 5:15 a.m. in the 15000 block of Avenida Ramada, Deputy Craig Roberts said. Trani allegedly shot the deputy during a routine traffic stop near that location shortly before 10 p.m. Friday.

The deputy, whose identity had not been released, was in stable condition, Roberts said.

-- Jason Song

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