San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies shot and wounded a man in Victorville, California, after he took female deputy’s handgun from her during a scuffle and then opened fire on her, CBSLA reported.
The incident started at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, Sept. 4, in the 13000 block of Cabazon Court in Victorville, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
A bystander recorded a video of a man repeatedly punching a female San Bernardino deputy in the face. During the scuffle, the man got on top of the deputy and gained control of her handgun.
Video then showed the man shooting at the deputy as she ran toward deputies arriving to back her up.
Multiple gunshots can be heard before the deputy got on her feet and ran away.
In the ensuing gunfight, the man was shot by deputies.
News footage showed the man being placed into an ambulance. He was then transported to a local hospital in undisclosed condition, sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez Rodriguez said.
The deputy was wounded in the scuffle but did not sustain any gunshot wounds, the sheriff’s department said.
It’s unclear what led up to the scuffle. The suspect was not immediately identified.