April 16, 2024
The pickup truck concerned within the altercation Saturday morning. Gilberto Gonzalez/SoCal Information Outlet

 A 16-year-old boy was shot in the fitting arm throughout an altercation Saturday morning involving Carlsbad Cops, authorities mentioned.

Paramedics rushed {the teenager} to a hospital, the place he was anticipated to outlive his accidents, mentioned San Diego Police Lt. Jud Campbell.

He was with an grownup and three different youngsters who had been in a truck parked in a dust lot close to the intersection of Carlsbad Boulevard and Palomar Airport Street. They had been contacted by officers about 12:45 a.m., who seen there have been alcoholic drinks contained in the car,  Campbell mentioned.

The 16-year-old was sitting within the entrance passenger seat and exited the car, earlier than being requested. He allegedly started reaching below the passenger seat, he mentioned.

“Officers instantly ordered him to cease reaching below the seat. The juvenile pulled a firearm from below the seat and turned within the course of one of many officers,” he mentioned. “At that time, one officer fired one time from his service weapon placing the juvenile.”

The boy ran west towards the ocean and both jumped or fell down the aspect of the cliff. Officers had been in a position to attain him and take him into custody, he mentioned.

“A firearm was positioned within the basic space the place the juvenile was apprehended down the cliff aspect,” Campbell mentioned. “Detectives are within the means of recovering that firearm and processing the scene.”

The officer who fired his weapon has been employed with division since Could 2023. He was assigned to patrol.

Anybody with any info concerning the incident was requested to name police at 619-531-2293 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580- 8477.