SAN BERNADINO, Calif. – A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy was shot and injured during an attempted traffic stop on Tuesday.
The shooting happened around 4 p.m. in the city of San Bernardino near the area of Bobbett Drive and Olive Street.
There is not a lot of information that has been released but a sheriff’s department SUV at the scene appeared to have been badly damaged by fire, with its front hood and windshield destroyed and charred black.
The deputy was transported to a local hospital and described as alert and conscious.
According to scanner traffic, a white BMW possibly belonging to the suspect was recovered. The suspect has not been apprehended.
Three schools in the area were locked down as deputies investigated. Those lockdowns were lifted by around 4:40 p.m.