Calif. Deputy Dragged Attempting to Stop Pickup Truck

By Hanna LykkeSource The Press-EnterpriseA Jurupa Valley traffic stop led to a pursuit that ended with a deputy-involved shooting Saturday evening,...

September 12, 2022
4:00 AM

By Hanna LykkeSource The Press-EnterpriseA Jurupa Valley traffic stop led to a pursuit that ended with a deputy-involved shooting Saturday evening, authorities said.Riverside County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Edward Soto said the incident began around 5:24 p.m. at Dodd Street and 48th Street in Jurupa Valley. Deputies were attempting to stop a pickup truck for a vehicle code violation, at which point a male driver drove away, 'dragging' and injuring a deputy with his vehicle, according to Soto.While the injured deputy was taken to the hospital for minor injuries, a pursuit began, Soto said.