A 61-year-old Oceanside man was arrested Wednesday in reference to a vehicle-to-vehicle capturing on a metropolis avenue earlier that morning, police mentioned.
Nobody was injured.
The capturing occurred about 12:50 a.m. within the space of Mesa Drive and Pear Tree Lane, simply east of El Camino Actual. Police mentioned the driving force of an SUV shot at a tow truck, which was towing a automobile, then took off.
The tow truck driver pulled over and referred to as police. He supplied a license plate quantity for the SUV, and that data led police to the registered proprietor’s handle in Carlsbad.
Carlsbad police discovered the SUV parked in entrance of the house and arrested a person on suspicion of assault with a firearm. Later, a search warrant was served on the home, the place investigators discovered a gun they believe was used within the capturing.
Oceanside Police Division spokesperson Jennifer Atenza mentioned investigators consider the person who was arrested “is related to” the automobile that was linked to the tow truck, however he isn’t the registered proprietor.
It was unclear why the automobile was towed.
Anybody with data was requested to name the Oceanside Police Division at (760) 435-4237 or an investigator at firstname.lastname@example.org.