Photos, video and story by Billy Ortiz
October 5, 2012 (Lakeside)—Shots rang out at 6:24 yesterday morning after an intruder stabbed a resident in the 15000 block of El Monte Road in Lakeside. According to Sergeant Tom Poulin with the Santee Sheriff’s Department, as the intruder was fleeing the scene in the car he was attempting to steal from the resident, the resident shot off a couple of gun rounds.
The suspect drove away out of control and struck a telephone pole across the street. Sheriff deputies arrived on the scene and began to pursue the suspect in the stolen car. heading west on El Monte Road and then south on Lake Jennings Rd where the pursuit ended as the suspect crashed into an elderly women traveling on Olde Highway 80.
The suspect was taken into custody and transported to Sharp hospital for injuries. The resident at the crime scene and the elderly women were also taken to Sharp Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Names and details on their condition have not been released.