Attempted murder suspect in La Honda shooting at large
A suspect in a shooting Saturday morning in the unincorporated San Mateo County community of La Honda that left two men with head and chest wounds is still at large this evening, sheriff’s officials said.
Deputies responded at 7:15 a.m. to the area of Mindego Hill Road and Alpine Road on a report of two men suffering from gunshot wounds.
One of the victims, a homeowner, saw a person leave his home and confronted the person who shot the homeowner multiple times, according to sheriff’s officials.
The homeowner’s tenant came out of the home and he was shot multiple times.
The homeowner ran to a neighbor’s house and called for help.
Deputies arrived to investigate and paramedics arrived to take the victims to a hospital, sheriff’s officials said.
A 76-year-old man and a 53-year-old man are expected to survive.
Deputies are describing the suspect as a man in his late 20s or early 30s, about 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a green jacket and white tank top with dark-colored pants and a baseball cap.
The suspect was last seen driving away from the scene in the homeowner’s vehicle, a green 2006 Jaguar station wagon with California license plate No. 7LWV742.
Deputies are warning people that the suspect may be armed.
Deputies are asking people who see the suspect to keep their distance and call 911.
Anyone with information about the shooting is being asked to call Detective Joe Cang at (650) 259-2417 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The phone number for the anonymous tip line is (800) 547-2700.