ALPINE–The Sheriff’s department has identified the suspect fatally shot by a Sheriff’s deputy on a roadway in Alpine. The suspect was 33 year-old Simon D. Hubble of Alpine.
The Sheriff’s department says the deputy involved in the shooting is Deputy Aaron Miller. Deputy Miller has been employed as a deputy sheriff with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department for six years.
On Wednesday afternoon., deputies from the Alpine Station received a radio call of a mentally ill violent male at a residence in the 3600 block of Emmanuel Way in Alpine.
When deputies arrived at the resident Hubble had already fled from the residence. A person told the deputies the man was planning on attacking a deputy with a screwdriver, which would force the deputy to shoot him, or he would overdose on narcotics.
Another deputy came face to face with Hubble on a roadway and deployed his Taser, and then shots were fired by the deputy striking the male.