Couple Shot at Over Stolen BMX Bike: Deputies

The San Marcos couple approached a man who they believed stole the bike from their front yard

By R. Stickney
|  Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013  |  Updated 2:35 PM PDT
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Couple Shot at Over Stolen BMX Bike: Deputies

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A San Marcos couple was shot at while trying to recover a stolen BMX bike Monday night according to authorities.

The husband and wife were trying to track down a BMX bicycle that had been stolen from in front of their home around 10 p.m. Monday.

They drove around the neighborhood looking for the bike when they found a group of people sitting at the intersection of 1st Street and Via Juanita.

As the victims got out of the car, they called to a man who had the stolen bike deputies said.

While there’s no information on what was said, deputies say the suspect got off the bike, threw it in the road and pulled out a gun.

The man fired four rounds at the couple according to deputies.

One bullet hit the rear driver’s side door. Another struck a parked car on the other side of the street.

The suspects took off heading eastbound on 1st Street toward S. Rancho Santa Fe Road.

No one was injured.
 

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