Authorities searching for suspect who shot deputy in Coachella

- The search is underway for the suspect who shot a Riverside County Sheriff Deputy in Coachella.

The shooting happened around 8:30 Thursday night.

An officer from the Coachella Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Harrison Street and First Street, but the driver refused to stop. He later jumped out of the vehicle in a residential neighborhood and fired shots. 

The deputy was airlifted to a hospital and is expected to be  OK.

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