Shots Fired in Carjacking at Vista Gas Station

Shots were fired when two people were carjacked at a North County gas station Tuesday, officials said.

San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Vista station were searching for two suspects after the shooting at the Chevron on Emerald Drive just north of State Route 78.

The men fired shots to get two people out of a white sedan parked outside the gas station just before 11 p.m.

They drove the stolen vehicle out of the parking lot and then slammed into a power pole about a mile away on Sunset Drive just east of S Melrose Drive.

A witness told deputies the two people inside the crashed car had gotten out and jumped into another car. It’s not known if the carjacking suspects were injured in the crash.

The victims of the carjacking ran into the Chevron and asked clerk Rodolfo Carbajal if they could use the phone.

“Makes you wonder,” said Carbajal. “Never know if they were going to rob the store,”

No one was injured in the shooting.

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