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Search continues for gunman who allegedly shot at sheriff's deputy

Authorities are searching for a man suspected of shooting at a San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy.

Brian David Forrett, 52, allegedly began shooting at the deputy after he confronted Forrett on 2nd Street in Yucaipa about 11:20 a.m. Friday, according to Crpl. Randy Naquin of the Sheriff's Department. The deputy had been called to remove Forrett from the premises.

After the deputy took cover and returned fire, Forrett reportedly got into his white Buick and rammed the officer's patrol car before driving off, authorities said.

Forrett, of Riverside, is 5 feet 8,  weighs about 185 pounds and has brown-gray hair and hazel eyes, authorities said. His white Buick, license plate 6SHF401, has a shattered windshield and severe damage to its rear end.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Det. Darrin Taylor at (909) 790-3105 or call the anonymous tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).

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-Amina Khan

 
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