LEMON GROVE, Calif. (KGTV) — San Diego Sheriff's Department has identified the man fatally shot by deputies inside an East County Del Taco last week.
SDSO said a call was made on Jan. 5 just after 8:30 p.m. that a customer at the Del Taco located at 7060 Broadway had pointed a handgun at the caller while inside the restaurant. Deputies arrived and said they attempted to make contact with the suspect, identified as 28-year-old Adolfo Gonzalez, but he produced a handgun and a deputy-involved shooting occurred.
The deputies who fired at Gonzalez were identified as SDSO deputies Cenizo, Daly, and Dow, according to the department. Deputy Cenizo has been a deputy since 2014 and Deputies Daly and Dow have been with SDSO since 2015.
After the shooting, first aid was given to Gonzalez and paramedic arrived to continue aid and transport him to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
None of the deputies involved were injured.