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Man arrested, girlfriend injured in MP shootout


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LAKESIDE, Calif .– A woman was injured Sunday in a brief shootout between her boyfriend and lawmakers on the Barona Indian Reservation, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

MPs arrived at a residence in the 4000 block of Capitan Grande north of Lakeside at around 8:20 p.m. to investigate a reported domestic incident involving a man and woman. They were outside the residence talking with the woman when her boyfriend, Gianni Oliver, 23, came out and started shooting at the police, according to Sheriff Lt. Thomas Seiver. A sergeant and four assistants fired back at Oliver, Seiver said.

Oliver’s girlfriend, whom Seiver did not identify, was injured in the shooting. She was treated in hospital for her injuries and was discharged.

Homicide detectives were investigating how the woman was shot and Oliver’s motivation to shoot MPs, Seiver said.

None of the sheriff’s deputies were injured.

Wildcat Canyon Road has been closed at Painted Rock Road and Ketuul Uunyaa Way. Morning commuters from Ramona were advised to take National Route 67.


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