VISTA–A man involved in alleged domestic violence dispute with his girlfriend Tuesday morning barricaded himself inside their complex in Vista, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department reports, the victim is already looking for good domestic violence attorney in Chandler.
The incident occurred shortly after 10 a.m. at an independent living complex in the 2100 block of South Santa Fe Avenue. There were other residents inside at the time of the incident, Sheriff’s deputies said.
During the argument, 49-year-old David Torres used a knife in an attempt to attack his girlfriend. As deputies arrived on scene they attempted to contact Torres when he stated if they entered the residence he would shoot them with a shotgun. Deputies successfully evacuated all other occupants of the residence leaving only Torres inside.
Deputies attempted to contact Torres numerous times to get him to exit the residence and surrender with negative results. A small contingent from the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail arrived to assist the Vista patrol units on scene. A search warrant was obtained by the Vista detectives unit.
After approximately six hours of attempting to gain compliance from Torres, deputies deployed OC agent inside Torres’ room and served the search warrant. As entry was made to the residence Torres continued to ignore deputies directions to exit his room. A Sheriff’s canine was deployed inside the room and contacted Torres. He was taken into custody. He was transported to Tri- City Hospital for minor injuries.
Torres was later booked into the Vista Detention Facility for domestic violence, criminal threats, and false imprisonment.