TURLOCK (CBS SF) — An intense search of a large area of Turlock continued into the early hours Friday after the foot pursuit of a freeway shooting suspect ended in an exchange of gunfire and the wounding of a California Highway Patrol officer.

According to the Turlock police department, the incident began with a freeway shooting Wednesday evening. A search for the suspect was launched and the suspect’s suspect vehicle was discovered in the 600 block of High Street around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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As CHP investigators approached the vehicle, an individual began shooting at them. The officers returned fire and a foot pursuit ensued.

As the investigators were chasing the initial shooting suspect, a second shooting suspect fired multiple rounds at them. At least one CHP officer sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

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The initial shooter was captured and arrested, but the second shooting suspect remained at large.

A large residential area was cordoned off and multiple agencies from throughout Stanislaus County actively began a search for the second suspect.

The Turlock Police Department asked anyone in the immediate area to remain indoors until the searching has been completed.

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The Turlock Police Department asks that anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Brandon Bertram at (209) 668-5550 extension 6623. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 extension 6780 or email at tpdtipline@turlock.ca.us.