FRESNO, Calif. -- The California Highway Patrol has confirmed officers arrested the man accused of shooting a Merced County Sheriff's detective Wednesday afternoon.
51-year-old Guadalupe Lopez Herrera was taken into custody after a pursuit through several Central Valley counties.
The chase ultimately came to an end when officers deployed a spike strip on Interstate 5 near West Jayne Avenue in Fresno County.
Herrera is accused of opening fire on detectives that were following up on a domestic violence investigation.
The sergeant was shot once in the chest.
He was wearing a bulletproof vest and will recover from his injuries.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Herrera is not in the country legally and was in custody earlier this year for a domestic violence charge.
Authorities arrest suspect in Merced County officer-involved shooting after police chase
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