San Diego Sheriff's deputy identified in Campo shooting

Richard Phillips is 23 year veteran of department
San Diego Sheriff
Posted at 10:09 AM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-08 13:11:11-04

CAMPO, Calif. (KGTV)--The San Diego Sheriff's Department today released the name of a deputy involved in a shooting in Campo on Sunday as Richard Phillips. 

Phillips is assigned to the Campo sheriff's office and is a 23-year veteran of the department, sheriff's officials said. 

The suspect in Sunday's incident that occurred on the 2500 block of Gladiola Drive was also identified as 66-year-old Bruce Dawley. 

According to Lt. Keith Nelson, Phillips shot a single round toward Dawley after he appeared at his front door holding a gun.  

RELATED: San Diego: One dead in deputy-involved shooting in Campo 

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