Searchers are dealing with difficult high-desert terrain — tough to scan and even tougher to traverse — in a manhunt following a series of crimes that includes a kidnapping, a killing, and the wounding of two sheriff’s deputies.
The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene.
Officials said during the course of the investigation, they identified additional possible victims.
The suspect fled the area prior to the deputies’ arrival.
I’m very sad and depressed,” Aguilar said.
After he appeared to shoot off a round, deputies quickly returned fire at Vermont and 43rd Place.
The incident was reported about 7:30 p.m.
The victim described the suspect as white, in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a thin build.
Authorities are asking Rancho Cucamonga residents to be aware of a scam artist who is pretending to be a sheriff’s deputy.
All of the suspects were booked at Carson Sheriff’s Station. Their bail was set at $100,000.00 each.
Authorities said they detained a third man but released him pending further investigation.
One victim is hospitalized in serious condition, authorities said.
Three sheriff’s deputies were recovering Sunday after going into a home that had a small marijuana farm inside.
The man’s father said Saturday the deputies shot his son 15 -20 times.
St. Mary of All Angels, a school in Aliso Viejo, who was on the receiving end of an emailed-in threat Monday.