An El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in the line of duty early this morning. Deputy Brian Ishmael was shot and killed while responding to a call for service this morning on Sand Ridge Road in the town of Somerset. A ride-along was also injured in the shooting, but that person’s condition is unknown.
According to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, two men are in custody and a large contingent of law enforcement officers are in the area searching for any possible remaining suspects. Residents are asked to avoid the area and shelter in place.