April 15, 2024
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An ex-con who allegedly fired off a pistol at a gasoline station within the japanese San Diego County highlands after which refused to give up to deputies, prompting them to forcibly arrest him, was behind bars Wednesday and dealing with a slate of legal expenses.

Martimiano Villa Patino, 34, allegedly discharged a number of rounds inside a mini-market at Ramco Petroleum within the 30300 block of state Route 78 in Santa Ysabel for unknown causes about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, sheriff’s Lt. Matthew Carpenter mentioned.

Following the non-injury capturing, an worker of the gasoline station locked himself inside one other room and referred to as 911, Carpenter mentioned.

When deputies arrived, Patino walked out of the market however refused to adjust to their orders to offer himself up peaceably. The personnel have been capable of take him into custody a short while later, after zapping him with an electrical stun gun, capturing him with a beanbag-firing shotgun and unleashing a service canine on him, the lieutenant mentioned.

Patino was evaluated at a hospital earlier than being booked into county jail in Vista on suspicion of assault with a firearm, illegal discharge of a gun, being a felon in possession of a firearm and different legal counts. He was being held on $100,000 bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Friday afternoon.

It was unclear what prompted the gunfire, Carpenter mentioned.

–Metropolis Information Service