San Bernardino, CA: Person shoots at a police officer in San Bernardino, California with a pellet gun.
Investigators are searching for a person who fired on a police department vehicle with a pellet gun in San Bernardino, California.
The shooting happened around 12:00am Friday night at West Rialto Avenue and South Macy Street while the police officer was patrol the area.
The shooting blowing out the passenger side window of the police department vehicle.
Some broken glass cut the officer, but the police officer was not hit.
Authorities say they believe the suspect was on foot and after an extensive search, a suspect was not found.
This has been the third time in recent weeks that a law enforcement officer in San Bernardino, California has been shot at.
On Thursday, July 16th, 2013, 2 San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies were inside their San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicle on Date Street in San Bernardino, California when they were shot at by a man driving by in a vehicle.
The suspect in that shooting was located and was taken into police custody and was later identified as 33 year old Miguel Alvarez of San Bernardino, California.
A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputy was treated for non life threatening injuries and was later released from the hospital that same day.
On Friday, July 26th, 2013, 2 police officers pulling over a vehicle at Sierra Way and Baseline Avenue in San Bernardino, California when they were fired on by 2 people inside the vehicle of 4 people.
A police officers was hit in the leg well the other police officer returned fire on the suspects injuring 2 of the suspects.
The 2 injured suspects were identified as 22 year old Eric Newson of Los Angeles, California and 22 year old Keijuan Mayfield of Redlands, California.
The 2 suspects were taken into police custody, along with a 14-year-old juvenile. The fourth suspect, identified as James Love Jr., remains on the loose.
So far, authorities do not believe the incidents are related.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call the San Bernardino Police Department at: 1 (909) 384-5742.