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Suspect Nabbed In Santa Clarita Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Corey Keiffer reportedly aimed a gun at deputies. (courtesy LASD Santa Clarita Valley)

Corey Keiffer reportedly aimed a gun at deputies. (courtesy LASD Santa Clarita Valley)

SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA.com) — The suspect who allegedly pointed a gun at deputies on Wednesday has been taken into custody.

Corey Keiffer, 28, reportedly aimed a handgun at deputies about 7:20 p.m. near Adon Avenue and Sierra Highway.

Deputies fired at the suspect — described as a transient — but he was able to flee. An overnight search turned up nothing, according to officials.

Keiffer was arrested Saturday about 9:45 a.m. without incident. He was also wanted on an unrelated no-bail arrest warrant for burglary.

Deputy Kim Manatt of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau said deputies stopped Keiffer while he was riding a bicycle.  After he abandoned the bike, he ran to a wash area.,

As deputies gave chase, he allegedly aimed a gun.

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