Armed Man Involved in Police Chase Accident near Santee
LAKESIDE, CA (December 11, 2019) – Officials arrested Shawn Orr after a police chase incident led to a crash on Lakeshore Drive on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at approximately 4:25 PM near Santee.
Reports showed that deputies responded to a report of a man in a vehicle holding a gun in the 9600 block of Marilla Drive. As deputies pulled up to the scene, 24-year-old Orr drove away at a high rate of speed. He drove through a stop sign and crashed into a vehicle and kept going before he suddenly stopped his vehicle in the middle of Lakeshore Drive, causing the pursuing deputies to crash into one another and the suspect’s vehicle.
The driver of one vehicle involved was treated at the scene by medical staff. However, no other injuries are reported.
Police took Orr into custody. In addition, officials found a gun, ammunition, and drugs inside the vehicle.
Carrying a firearm, driving under the influence of liquor and other prohibited substances is extremely dangerous. Above all, do not drink and drive. In addition, respect law enforcement.
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