Riverside deputy injured while responding to assault call

Riverside County deputy wounded while responding to an assault-with-a-weapon call in Moreno Valley

A Riverside County sheriff's deputy was injured Tuesday while responding to an assault with a weapon report in Moreno Valley, authorities are reporting. 

Details were still developing, but the Sheriff's Department wrote on its Twitter account that suspects were still being sought Tuesday afternoon.

The nature of the deputy's injuries were not released, though authorities said they are not life-threatening.

Around the same time, the department wrote that deputies were "extracting a subject from the scene with the help of our SWAT team."

"It's a fluid situation," Deputy Alberto Martinez told KNBC Channel 4.

The wounded officer was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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