Deputies Injured in Lakeside Shooting

Two sheriff's deputies were shot in Lakeside on Tuesday shortly after noon, according to officials.

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Sgt. Craig Johnson delivers an emotional statement to Daniel Witczak in court during Witczak's sentencing on October 16, 2013. In the end, Johnson told Witczak he's forgiven him.
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Witczak looked down a lot during his sentencing on October 16, 2013, never making eye contact with the two deputies he shot and wounded.
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Witczak looked down a lot during his sentencing on October 16, 2013, never making eye contact with the two deputies he shot and wounded.
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Det. Ali Perez speaks in court on October 16, 2013 during Witczak's sentencing.
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Suspect Dan Witczak appeared in court Thursday, Nov. 8 to face new charges of child molestation.
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Detective Ali Perez and Sgt. Craig Johnson of the San Diego County Sheiff's Department were shot and injured Tuesday after confronting a suspect accused of possessing child porn officials said.
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Deputy Ali Perez spotted outside the hospital as he watched a motorcycle ride held in his honor - November 2012
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Detective Ali Perez in an earlier photo.
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Sgt. Craig Johnson
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Deputy Ali Perez arriving to the hospital moments after the shooting in Lakeside.
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Sheriff Bill Gore discusses the conditions of two of his deputies outside Sharp Memorial Hospital.
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Authorities say the suspect in the shooting is Daniel Witzcak. He last worked at Amp Auto. A manager there tells us he only worked at the shop for about a week.
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San Diego Police Chief William Lansdowne was outside the hospital where the two deputies were being treated. He said the law enforcement community comes together under these circumstances.
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Deputy Craig Johnson arriving to the hospital moments after the shooting on Sept. 25, 2012.
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The area of the shooting was less than half a mile from the intersection of state Route 67 and Mapleview Street. Mapleview Drive between Pino Drive and Main Street are closed for the police activity, as it Ashwood Street between Willow Road and Laurel Street.
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Deputy Ali Perez spotted outside the hospital as he watched a motorcycle ride held in his honor - November 2012
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Deputy Ali Perez spotted outside the hospital as he watched a motorcycle ride held in his honor - November 2012
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Evidence technicians remove items from the suspect's apartment the night of Sept. 25, 2012.
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Bullet holes are visible near the unit inside the Maplewood Apartments the morning after the shooting.
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Bullet holes are visible near the unit inside the Maplewood Apartments the morning after the shooting.
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Bullet holes are visible near the unit inside the Maplewood Apartments the morning after the shooting.
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Craig Johnson in a photograph with his wife Janine who is a San Diego police officer.
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A family photo of Detective Perez.
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Multiple shots were fired at Ashwood Street and Mapleview Street just south of the Lakeside rodeo, according to Lt. Munsey with the San Diego Sheriff's Department.
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A lockdown was ordered at nearby El Capitan High School at 10410 Ashwood St. as a result of the incident. Several students told NBC 7 San Diego that they heard shots, teachers told them to get them under desks in their classrooms for about an hour.
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Multiple agencies respsonded to the shooting on Ashwood Street.
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A lockdown was ordered at nearby El Capitan High School at 10410 Ashwood St. as a result of the incident. Several students told NBC 7 San Diego that they heard shots, teachers told them to get them under desks in their classrooms for about an hour.
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Each person who talked with NBC 7 San Diego was amazed by the number of gunshots and the loud noises.
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Multiple shots were fired at an apartment complex around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday on Ashwood Street and Mapleview Street just south of the Lakeside rodeo.
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El Capitan High School was on lockdown for about 1 hour immediately after the shooting.
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The deputies were taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital.
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One of the victims arriving to the hospital after the shooting Tuesday.
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One of the victims was brought to the hospital, parts of his chest covered with a blue tarp.
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Another victim was transported in an ambulance to the hospital.
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Officers arrived to the hospital Tuesday as the victims were arriving.
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