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Mendocino deputy fatally shot; suspect killed

FORT BRAGG – A Mendocino County Sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Wednesday following a police chase. The suspect is also dead.

Mendocino Sheriff’s Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino died in a shootout around noon in the Cleone area, near Fort Bragg.

The suspect, identified as Ricardo Antonio Chaney, had been on a crime spree that began in Oregon involving armed robbery, kidnapping and forcing victims into the trunk of a car.

News Channel 3's Monica Jacquez has the latest from Fort Bragg.