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Officers Say Suspect Tried to Take Officer's Gun

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COACHELLA -- At 9:15 Saturday night, officers arrived at a home in Coachella for an assault with a deadly weapon call.

They found a female victim who had been stabbed several times.
She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and she's currently in stable condition.

Officers say they found a second woman who was also attacked and injured by the suspect.
Several other family members, including young children, witnessed the attack.
They were not hurt.

Deputies searched for the suspect.
Several blocks away at 10:15pm, officers say 22-year-old Saul Gonzalez of Coachella attacked the officer and tried to take the officer's gun.
A struggle began, and two officers shot the suspect.

He was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.
The officers were not injured.

Per department policy, the officers involved in the shooting are on administrative leave.

The sheriff's department says Gonzalez will be charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

If you have any information about this crime you are urged to call the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
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