North San Diego County pursuit ends in fatal deputy-involved shooting

Posted at 3:36 PM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-21 02:19:20-05

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) - A pursuit in North San Diego County ended with a suspect being fatally shot by a deputy Wednesday.

The vehicle pursuit started in Vista and ended in Oceanside in the 3700 block of Roselle Ave., the San Diego Sheriff's Department (SDSO) said.

The suspect of the pursuit was shot by a deputy and died at the scene, according to officials. A female passenger was arrested.

Deputies told 10News the suspect ran from the vehicle after the pursuit ended and got into an altercation with the deputy before being shot.

No deputies were reported injured in the shooting, a sheriff's official said.

A check of traffic showed heavy backup in the area.