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Friday 11/02/2012 3:36 PM - Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Officer Involved Shooting Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 11-2-12
Place of Occurrence: San Luis Obispo
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Clifford Albert Scott, Jr., 22
Details of News Release: On 11-2-12, Clifford Albert Scott, Jr. was formally arraigned in a San Luis Obispo County Courtroom on attempted murder charges stemming from an officer involved shooting incident in Paso Robles. The Sheriff's Office began its investigation on 10-27-12, when Scott led the CHP on a car chase before crashing in downtown Paso Robles. Scott then ran away and tried to hide. But when CHP Officer A. Ayala found him, Scott began shooting and Officer Ayala returned fire. Both Scott and Officer Ayala were shot. Scott was taken to the hospital for his injuries and then booked into County Jail on 11-1-12. Booking photo release authorized.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 11/02/2012 3:38 PM