Law enforcement officers have reportedly tracked and apprehended a suspect who allegedly attempted to run down two police officers in Blackhawk Sunday.
Police were looking for a 2015 Nissan Sentra with front-end damage and its rear window possible shattered immediately after the incident occurred shortly after 2 p.m.
The car was reportedly located in the 500 block of Eagle Valley Way and the suspect taken into custody at approximately 2:42 p.m. An ambulance was called to treat the suspect, who was reportedly tased during the capture.
It was not immediately known if he had been hit by an initial volley of shots fired by police after the suspect allegedly tried to “run down” at least two officers. It was not known how many shots were fired during the incident.
An officer who took evasive action to avoid being hit by the fleeing car suffered abrasions but no other serious injury.
Editor’s Note: The Sheriff’s Department provided this account of the incident at 12:25 p.m. Monday:
Suspect Arrested for Attempted Murder of a Peace Officer
On Sunday afternoon at about 2 PM, an unknown person entered the Blackhawk Police Substation in the Blackhawk community and contacted a deputy sheriff there. The subject displayed erratic behavior and was asked to leave the community. Due to the subject contact, Danville police responded to the substation to assist the deputy.
As the man was leaving in his car, he accelerated his vehicle rapidly and deliberately attempted to run down the officers and deputy. The suspect’s vehicle struck the deputy and a Danville officer. Both fell to the ground. A Danville Police Sergeant discharged his firearm, striking the vehicle, but not the suspect. The suspect vehicle fled.
The suspect and his vehicle were located about a mile away by responding deputies. He was apprehended after a struggle with deputies.
The deputy who was hit by the vehicle was treated and released from a local hospital. The officer was treated at the scene by paramedics.
The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Eduardo Carrillo of Stockton. After being interviewed by detectives, he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on three counts of attempted murder of a peace officer and a probation violation. He is being held in lieu of $1.5 million bail.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Investigation Division at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.