Armed suspect arrested in Aguanga

A Riverside County Sheriff’s helicopter orbits over a reported suspect wielding a gun Saturday, Jan. 21 in Aguanga. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies from the Hemet Station responded to the area of Tule Valley Road and Evening Star Trail in Aguanga in reference to a report of an armed man, Saturday, Jan. 21 at 6:28 a.m.According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez, an RSO helicopter arrived at the scene and was able to get a visual of the suspect in the 44400 block of Tule Valley Road. The suspect saw the helicopter and pointed a rifle directly at the aircraft, triggering the helicopter to climb altitude. A ground containment was established by additional deputies and the suspect eventually surrendered without incident.“Spent shell casings, ammunition and a couple of long guns were recovered at the scene,” Brito-Gonzalez said.
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