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Sketch of man who fired at El Dorado deputy released

Sketch of suspect who shot at deputy
Sketch of suspect who shot at deputy El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of a man who fired at a deputy near Camino last month.

Sheriff's officials say a deputy contacted the man near Cable Road in Camino about 8 a.m. Oct. 17. The deputy struggled with the man before the man retrieved a handgun and fired a shot at the deputy.

The white man, who had a goatee at the time of the shooting, was described as about 6 feet 2 inches and 225 pounds.

He was last seen driving away on Cable Road in a white Dodge pickup truck without license plates. The deputy was not hurt, sheriff's officials said.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to contact Detective James Peterson at (530) 642-4713, Detective Ken Barber at (530) 642-4710, or Detective Sgt. Matt Foxworthy at (530) 642-4704.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.