MODESTO (CBS13) — The suspect shot by officers inside the Modesto Walgreens has been identified.
Officers opened fire at the suspect at the end of a frantic chase late Wednesday afternoon. Police say the chase started when officers tried to pull over an SUV, but the driver kept on going.READ MORE: Sacramento Homeowners Told Backyards Must Be Downsized For New Trail Installation
Eventually, the driver pulled into the Walgreens parking lot off of McHenry Avenue. A passenger that was in the SUV then got out and went into the store.READ MORE: Sacramento Family Struggling With Early-Onset Dementia Diagnosis Gives Heartfelt Plea On Big Day Of Giving
Police say that passenger had a handgun. At some point when officers went to get the suspect inside the store, an officer-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was left with non-life-threatening injuries; no officers were hurt.
On Thursday, the suspect was identified by Modesto police as 30-year-old Daniel Ahlschlager. He was booked into jail after being treated at the hospital and is now facing a slew of charges, including: ex-felon with a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm in a public place, carrying a loaded concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance while possessing a firearm, possession of ammunition by a prohibited person, first-degree burglary, and assault on a peace officer.MORE NEWS: Wine Waste: The New Superfood?
Police say the person who was driving Ahlschlager has not been charged with any crimes.