Suspect Attacks Sheriff Deputies, Gets Shot

Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 9:37am

Sheriff Omar Lucio says Jose Flores Jr. is in stable condition at a local hospital after he was shot once in the shoulder by a deputy. Lucio says two of his deputies went to Flores's home to serve him with a warrant and Flores first hid in a closet, then came out with a crowbar threatening officers. that's when Lucio says the confrontation then escalated when Flores tried to take one of the deputy's gun trying to shoot him. Lucio says the, fearing for his life, the deputy shot Flores once in the shoulder.

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