SALIDA (CBS13) – A man suspected of trying to kill security guards with his vehicle has been charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and grand theft.

The incident happened Sunday morning at a charter school in Salida, where the suspect was accused of stealing catalytic converters.

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Private security guards were alerted to a possible thief on the grounds of Great Valley Academy. Ontel Security, who protects the property, was notified that a man was seen on surveillance and believed to be stealing catalytic converters from vehicles parked in the maintenance yard.

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When guards arrived and tried to arrest the suspect, Roy Hoskinson, Jr., he allegedly dragged and pinned one of the security officers with a truck in an attempt to get away.

The other security officer shot and struck Hoskinson who then allegedly ran off into a nearby field. He eventually went to a hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the buttocks.

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At the time of the shooting, Hoskinson was out on bail from previous charges in January for burglary, grand theft, and receiving stolen property.