Breaking News: Officer Involved Shooting in Leucadia

We got a few more details, from Jan Caldwell. The subject transported to the hospital was a male subject. There was a short pursuit after deputies arrived  where the residential burglary was taking place. and he fled. There was  a short pursuit, called off by a sergeant since it was unsafe.

The suspect was seen shortly after in another vehicle, a gray silver vehicle parked at the scene in front of the bar. A pursuit happened, the suspect stopped and started to flee on foot. The deputy followed and was confronted by the suspect with a gun. The suspect was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. The other two people in the vehicle were an adult Hispanic male and a juvenile.

A weapon was recovered.

Full traffic alert from the Sheriff’s Office

Traffic Alert – Encinitas

This is the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department with a traffic alert on Monday, October 24th.

Be aware of increased law enforcement activity in the 1500 block of North Coast Highway 101 and Leucadia Boulevard in Encinitas.

Be advised North Coast Highway 101 is closed between La Costa Avenue and Jupiter Street. Expect heavy traffic in the area.

The North County Transit District says Coaster service is also affected between Poinsettia Lane and Encinitas Boulevard. Expect delays of up to two hours.

Thank you for patience and cooperation during this incident.

Update Two: Jan Caldwell, spokesperson for the San Diego Sheriff’s has confirmed the deputy involved shooting, of a home robbery suspect. Deputies responded to a robbery call in progress at about 2:30 with a description of the suspect. Deputies gave chase and stopped him at Bar Leucadia, where the Deputy was confronted by a suspect with a gun. The Deputy shot the suspect, who was transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

There was another adult in the vehicle and a youth. Both are unharmed and are being questioned by investigators.

Update: San Diego Sheriffs confirms the shooting, but it is far from clear what agency the officer belonged to.

Oct 24, 2016 (ENCINITAS) There was an officer involved shooting, with very few details available in Encinitas. For the moment these are the relevant tweets, and expect the coaster to be delayed for two hours.

North County TransitVerified account ‏@GoNCTD 38m38 minutes ago
#NCTDServiceAlert: 1/2 Due to police activity in Encinitas COASTER service is suspended between Poinsettia and Encinitas.
0 replies 5 retweets 2 likes
Reply Retweet 5

San Diego Sheriff Retweeted
North County TransitVerified account ‏@GoNCTD 17m17 minutes ago
#NCTDServiceAlert: Please expect delays up to two hours for COASTER service due to police activity.

TRAFFIC ALERT – Southbound Carlsbad Blvd closed at La Costa Ave due to incident in Encinitas, please choose alternate route.


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