Psychiatric Emergency Resonse Team

STAND-OFF ENDS PEACEFULLY IN EL CAJON, THANKS TO PERT TEAM

 

By Nadin Abbott

Photos by Tom Abbott

March 6, 2013 (El Cajon) – A suicidal man who doused the family home with gasoline forced a two-hour stand-off with law enforcement.  The incident on Penasco Road in the unincorporated portion of El Cajon began around 4:30 p.m., when the suspect’s mother made repeated calls for help, Lt. Eddie Brock with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department told East County Magazine.

A command station was set up at Valhalla High School nearby.