ID #14-468 and ID #14-469
This morning, at 6:30 am, the adult male victim, who was an off duty SJSO Deputy, left his duty weapon in his unlocked vehicle as he entered an area business in the 3500 block of West Hammer Lane. The suspect entered the vehicle and took the backpack of the victim, which contained the loaded handgun and other equipment.
The victim viewed the theft, and ran out of the store to confront the suspects, who had entered the suspect vehicle. The suspects attempted to drive out of the parking lot while the victim was confronting the suspects. The victim viewed the suspect reaching into the backpack, and fearing the suspect may be reaching for the handgun, broke contact.
The suspect vehicle was described as a: Dark blue / Black 2013 Dodge, plate 6YMV693.
Investigators located the vehicle in the 7400 block of Karlsberg Circle and had it towed. Further investigation has led to the identity of the suspects who are considered armed and dangerous.
Suspect #1 – Ruben Salazar, a 22 year old man, documented gang member and Suspect #2 – Shanta Wilson, a 20 year old woman. Both are wanted for Robbery.
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