DEL MAR–Authorities released the name of the man who fired a handgun Sunday at the ticket window of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.
He has been identified as 22-year-old Daniel Elizarraras of Escondido. He was shot after he fired his weapon and a deputy returned fire. Elizarraras’ condition has been listed stable and he is expected to survive.
Sheriff’s deputies shot an armed suspect who fired a gun into the air because couldn’t get tickets to the Ice Cube concert that evening.
Just before 6:40 p.m., a man came to the ticket window at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to purchase a ticket to the Ice Cube concert. He was told no more tickets were available.
An argument ensued and nearby deputies responded. The man pulled out a silver-plated semi-automatic handgun and fired several shots into a crowded area. Deputies engaged and returned fire.
The suspect was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. No one else was injured.