News Update!!: Highland, CA: Latest Information: Deputy Involved Shooting inside parking structure at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

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News Update!!: Highland, CA: Latest Information: Deputy Involved Shooting inside parking structure at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

Here is the latest information regarding a deputy involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 inside a parking structure at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, located at 777 San Manuel Boulevard, in Highland, California.

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According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 7:53pm PT on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Central Station received an Automated License Plate Reader alert of a stolen vehicle in the area of Highland Avenue and Victoria Avenue in Highland, California.

Deputies located an unoccupied stolen vehicle in the parking structure of the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

Deputies conducted surveillance on the vehicle, and a short time later, a male and female entered the stolen vehicle.

Deputies approached the vehicle in efforts to get the suspects to exit the vehicle safely.

The driver started the vehicle, put it in reverse striking and dragging a deputy.

The deputy that was struck by the vehicle and dragged received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

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According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, a deputy involved shooting occurred and the male was struck by gunfire.

The suspect continued to flee from deputies traveling at a high rate of speed in the parking structure and collided into 2 vehicles and a metal barrier as he traveled down the ramp.

The female was believed to have injuries caused by the traffic collision.

Both were transported to local area hospitals.

Investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail responded to the location and are conducting the investigation.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the male was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The Riverside County Coroner’s Office will conduct the autopsy and determine cause and manner of death.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has identified the driver of the vehicle as 31 year old Michael Russo from Riverside, California.

The adult female remains hospitalized with major injuries to her legs.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has identified the female passenger as 44 year old Ath Pen from Fresno, California.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Ath Pen remains hospitalized and is recovering from her injuries and physicians have confirmed she has no evidence of injury from gunfire.

The investigation is ongoing, and new information will be released when it becomes available.

Anybody with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Arturo Alvarado or Sergeant Greg Myler at: 1 (909) 387-3589.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline website at: https://wetip.com/

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

 

 

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