A manhunt is underway after a man who killed a transient to ambush police was able to escape after shooting an officer in the head.

The Paso Robles Police Department has put out a picture of the suspect and asked the public for help locating and identifying him.

According to reports, the suspect killed an unidentified transient to lure the police to the ambush where he shot an officer in the head. His partner heroically pulled him to safety and returned fire although the man was able to escape.

The attack on the police in Paso Robles is the latest in a string of attacks on Law Enforcement in California and around the country.

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