SDPD officer witnesses non-injury drive-by capturing in Mountain View; suspects arrested



An on-duty San Diego patrol officer witnessed a drive-by capturing Friday morning in Mountain View, permitting officers to rapidly arrest the three teen suspects, police mentioned.

It occurred round 10:45 a.m., when the Southeastern Division patrol officer noticed a teen lean out of a shifting automobile and fireplace 5 – 6 pictures at a gaggle of individuals in a strip mall on Logan Avenue close to Euclid Avenue, police Lt. Shawn Takeuchi mentioned in a information launch.

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No one from the focused group was struck by the gunfire, however a number of rounds hit an occupied automobile, based on Takeuchi. The 2 girls contained in the automobile weren’t injured.

The patrol officer briefly overlooked the shooter’s automobile, however discovered it deserted within the middle of the road a couple of block away, Takeuchi mentioned. Officers flooded the world, and with the assistance of police canines and a helicopter, they discovered and arrested the three teenagers hiding in a close-by yard.

The one grownup among the many trio, an 18-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a lethal weapon and associated gun prices, based on Takeuchi. The juveniles, ages 16 and 17, had been arrested on related prices.

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Investigators discovered two weapons contained in the deserted automobile, Takeuchi mentioned, describing one as a gun that was beforehand reported stolen, and the opposite as an untraceableghost gun.”

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