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Victim And Suspect Hospitalized After Shooting At Golden 1 Credit Union

UPDATE 3:02 p.m. - According to Sacramento Sheriff's Spokesman Tony Turnbull, both the victim and the suspect in this morning's shooting at Golden 1 Credit Union on Florin Road are now in critical condition at local hospitals.

The victim is a 38-year-old Brinks Security Guard, who was exiting the bank with a bag of money when the masked suspect approached on foot with a gun, according to the Sheriff's department. The victim is being treated for a gunshot wound to the upper torso, while the suspect has "multiple gunshot wounds."

Detectives are on scene investigating and are still working to establish the suspect's identity.


Original Post: (AP) - The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says an armored car driver and a robbery suspect have been shot during an attempted robbery outside a credit union.

Sheriff's Sgt. Tony Turnbull says the armored car driver was shot Friday morning outside a Golden 1 Credit Union branch on Florin Road in south Sacramento.

Turnbull says the guard was leaving the credit union with a bag of money when a masked man approached on foot with a gun.

Both were wounded in the ensuing shootout.

He says deputies found the driver shot once in the upper body and lying on the ground. A suspect was shot multiple times in what Turnbull calls "a quick exchange of fire."

Both were in critical condition at hospitals.

Spokesmen for Brinks and Golden One did not immediately comment.