Driver hits patrol car, eludes deputy

first_img“The suspect then reached into his waistband and simultaneously backed his vehicle into the patrol unit and into one of the deputies during the process,” Macias said. He said the deputies feared for their safety. One of them fired at the suspect, hitting the car. “He doesn’t believe he struck him,” Macias said. The suspect then drove off in the blue 4-door compact vehicle with Utah license plates. Maxwell said the man and woman earlier seen running into a room were arrested on unrelated outstanding warrants. About eight hours after the shooting, the suspect’s getaway car with two bullet holes turned up in the 12600 block of Zeus Avenue in Norwalk. It was empty. Deputies are looking for the man and the woman who were in the car. They were described as Latino and the man has a shaved head. The sheriff’s Internal Affairs department is investigating the shooting. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3026160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Maxwell said the deputies received information that the ex-boyfriend drove a green pickup, sometimes stays at hotels in the area and that he had a gun. They didn’t find the ex-boyfriend but had a different encounter instead. When the deputies pulled into the parking lot, Maxwell said two people ran into a room. Nearby was a car. The deputies made contact with two people inside the parked car, said Deputy Hugo Macias, spokesman for the Sheriff’s Department. He said the driver became “extremely uncooperative” but didn’t elaborate. SANTA FE SPRINGS – Deputies are looking for a man who backed into a patrol car early Tuesday morning then tried to run over a deputy who fired at him. Investigators later found the getaway car abandoned in Norwalk. They also went to another location in Norwalk but the man there wasn’t the suspect. No one was injured in the 4:14 a.m. incident that took place in the parking lot of the Motel 6 in the 13400 block of Excelsior Drive in Santa Fe Springs. Two deputies were at the motel looking for a man suspected of harassing his former girlfriend who has a restraining order against him, according to Capt. Pat Maxwell. last_img

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