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Police officer shot in Escondido, suspect found dead in vacant apartment

 

Last updated 2/22/2021 at 1:10pm



ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A police officer was shot Monday morning after responding to a domestic violence call in Escondido and the suspected shooter was later found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a vacant apartment nearby, authorities said.

Shortly after 2:45 a.m., officers responded to a reported domestic violence disturbance at a home in the 1300 block of Morning View Drive, just west of Centre City Parkway and north of West Lincoln Avenue, according to Escondido police.

Officers learned a man involved in the disturbance left the home with "a high-powered rifle," the depart...



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