STOCKTON (CBS13) — Deputies arrested a man who barricaded himself inside of a vehicle for hours in Stockton Monday evening, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said.
Just before 7 p.m., the sheriff’s office sent out a message on social media saying they were dealing with a person in distress who had barricaded himself inside of a vehicle. Deputies said they initially responded to the area after reports of someone firing gunshots into the air shortly before 5:30 p.m.READ MORE: SCUSD's New Race And Equity Liaison Talk District's Move To Fire Teacher Who Used N-Word
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Deputies announced around 11:15 p.m. that the man had been taken into custody. No injuries were reported.
On Tuesday, the suspect was identified by the sheriff’s office as 46-year-old Pedro Dominguez. Exactly what prompted him to barricaded himself is still unclear.MORE NEWS: Big Dog, Big Dreams: 185-Pound Bullmastiff Up For Adoption At Sacramento SPCA
Dominguez has been booked into jail and is facing charges of brandishing a weapon, carrying a loaded firearm, negligent discharge of a firearm, and resisting arrest.