On 06-22-15 at 02:00 am, a veteran police officer and his trainee attempted to stop a light colored Chevy SUV for traffic violations in the area of Euclid Ave. and Williamson Ave. The female driver failed to yield to the officers and a vehicle pursuit ensued.
The female drove to the area of Euclid Ave. west of Williamson where a male passenger exited the vehicle with a handgun. Officers gave chase to the male on foot, and as he fled from the vehicle he began firing rounds at the officers. The veteran officer returned fire and continued to pursue the male.
A third officer arrived on scene to assist and the suspect began firing rounds at him as well. The officer also returned fire towards the suspect. The suspect was described as a male in his 20’s wearing a black jersey style shirt with white lettering. The suspect fled the area on foot and a perimeter was established.
Neither the officers nor the suspect was injured during the exchange of gunfire.
The three occupants of the vehicle were detained at the station and have since been arrested.
Source:: Fullerton Police News