A Yucca Valley man was arrested on Wednesday after police say he fired six rounds at a deputy.
Deputies were called to a home on Bonanza Drive a little after 10:30 pm for a report of a suicidal subject, according to a media release. Rafael Zamora was at the house, along with a woman and two children.
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The woman, Zamora’s girlfriend, and her two kids were hiding in the bathroom when police arrived. A deputy entered the home and was able to get them to safety.
Zamora went to the backyard with a handgun and fired six rounds at the deputy. Additional deputies surrounded the home. After approximately 10 minutes, Zamora surrendered without further incident.
There were no reported injuries.