Suicidal and caught breaking into Wildomar home, rifle-wielding man fatally shot by deputy

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Trevor Montgomery Special to Valley News WILDOMAR – Authorities say a rifle-wielding man, who told emergency dispatchers that he was suicidal before opening fire in the backyard of a home he was trying to break into, was fatally shot by a deputy who was one of many who responded to the priority call Sunday afternoon, Jan. 2. The deadly shooting happened outside a private residence in the 34600 block of Orange Street in the city of Wildomar. Deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the home around 1:30 p.m. after receiving a 911 call from a man who told emergency dispatchers that he was in possession of a rifle and wanted to kill himself, Riverside Sheriff’s Correctional Sergeant Deanna Pecoraro has since said of the fatal encounter. The man,
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