Man wanted after shootout with police

Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:30

Police are searching for a man wanted following a shootout with police last night.

Police were shot at while on patrol in La Horquetta, and the suspect has been described as a man wanted in connection with several crimes.

Police also say there are several warrants out for the man, whose identity has not been released.

Police say the man managed to escape after shooting at them by running through a track.

When police followed they discovered several guns and ammunition as well as a quantity of marijuana and suspected the man dropped the items while fleeing from the scene.