One of San Diego's most wanted believed to be barricaded in home on Elkwood Ave.

SAN DIEGO - Ramiro Espinoza, one of the county’s most wanted fugitives, is believed to be barricaded inside a home on the 300 block of Elkwood Avenue in Imperial Beach.

San Diego County Sheriff's officials said deputies were trying to arrest the suspect at about 5 p.m. when shots were fired.

Residents in the area are under evacuation orders as SWAT and other law enforcement officials surround the home.

Espinoza is wanted for attempted murder after deputies say he shot his girlfriend multiple times in front of her 4-year-old daughter.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

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