By Miriam Raftery
Photos by Robert Ryan
December 11, 2019 (Lakeside) – Sheriff’s deputies in Lakeside received a call reporting a man in a vehicle holding a gun in the 9600 block of Marilla Drive last night around 5:25 p.m. When deputies arrived, the suspect fled at a high rate of speed and a short pursuit ensued.
The suspect ran a stop sign and struck a civilian vehicle, but kept going. “The suspect came to an abrupt stop in the middle of Lakeshore Drive, causing the pursuing deputies to collide with one another as well as the suspect vehicle,” says Sergeant Amber Reeves.
A gun, ammunition and narcotic drugs were found in the suspect’s vehicle. He was taken into custody and identified as Shawn Orr, 24.
The civilian was treated at the scene by medical staff. One deputy was taken to a hospital as a precaution but was uninjured, according to Sgt. Scott Hill. The other deputy and the suspect were uninjured.