Authorities have identified the man who allegedly shot two law enforcement officers in Nevada County on Saturday as 60-year-old Brent Douglas Cole.
Cole, who also was shot in the altercation, is in stable condition at a Roseville hospital, according to authorities.
Cole is accused of shooting a California Highway Patrol officer and a U.S. Bureau of Land Management ranger in the area of the South Yuba River campground in rural Nevada County. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
Further details about the circumstances leading up to the shooting have not been released.
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The shooting is being investigated by the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office with help from the CHP, FBI, U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the county’s District Attorney’s office.