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San Diego deputy involved shooting in Vista

The suspect was being hunted for allegedly threatening somebody with a weapon at a close-by comfort retailer.

VISTA, Calif. —  At least one deputy opened hearth on a suspect in the 1500 block of Kiva Lane in Vista, leaving the person with wounds of undetermined severity, a sheriff’s lieutenant says. 

The occasions that led to the legislation enforcement shooting started shortly earlier than 12:30 p.m., when a 911 caller reported being threatened with a weapon at a 7-Eleven in the 1500 block of North Santa Fe Avenue, based on the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

By the time patrol personnel arrived on the business, the suspect had fled.

About a half-hour later, a deputy noticed the person a brief distance to the east of the comfort retailer, close to the intersection of East Bobier Drive and Kiva Lane, Lt. Mike Arens stated.

Just earlier than 1 p.m., the deputy opened hearth on the suspect. Paramedics took the wounded man to a hospital in unknown situation, Arens stated.

Exactly what prompted the shooting was not instantly clear. Sheriff’s personnel shut down site visitors lanes in the realm to permit investigators to assemble proof, and two close by faculties went into lockdown briefly in the course of the incident.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is asking the general public to keep away from East Bobier Drive, Kiva Lane and North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista till additional discover.

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