STOCKTON (CBS13) – Authorities are releasing more information about the Monday evening incident where a suspect was shot by a deputy in Stockton.

According to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were watching a suspect who had an outstanding arrest warrant for a gun-related charge. That man, 19-year-old Johnnie Earl Ross, was spotted along the 2400 block of Montclair Street.

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During the surveillance, deputies say Ross walked up to them as they sat in their car. Ross then allegedly pulled out a gun, racked the side and ejected an unspent round.

The deputy then shot Ross. The injured Ross was able to run into a nearby home, but was later arrested.

A loaded gun was later found inside the home along with ammunition, deputies say.

Ross is now said to be in stable condition and recovering.


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