MENIFEE (CBSLA) – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department released body-cam footage of a deadly shooting last month.
Deputies chased a shooting suspect, Juan Bejar, to Menifee where he jumped out of his car and ran across the 215 freeway, into oncoming traffic. That’s when police opened fire and killed him, adding that they found a gun on the ground next to him.READ MORE: First Weekend Eligible Adults Can Receive Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot
Bejar was wanted for a shooting in Ventura County in May.READ MORE: Man Shot And Killed By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby U.S. Open Of Surfing Was Underway
Law enforcement spotted the suspect in Lake Elsinore on June 15. Bejar then led deputies on a pursuit through Temecula and into Menifee where the officer-involved-shooting occurred.MORE NEWS: Sheriff's Bomb Squad Rendered 'Suspicious Item' On Gold Line Train In Monrovia Safe
The Sheriff’s Department said the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.