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"Active shooter" in custody after marathon scare

Police have a female shooting suspect in custody.
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Brandon Lewis - Twitter


Police have released the name of the shooting suspect as 58-year-old Mona Elease Williams. They say it started out as a hit-and-run. As they attempted to pull Williams over, she drove into a parking garage at C Street between Second and Third.

Officers say she pulled out what looked like a handgun and made her escape to the top of the garage. Officers fired two shots at Williams but missed. She eventually threw her gun over the side of the garage where it was later identified as an airsoft handgun.

Another incident in Chula Vista was originally thought to be connected to Williams, but later turned out to be unrelated.]

Downtown was the scene of an “active shooter” who was reported during the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday afternoon.

A female suspect was arrested according to a police report. 

In a posting from the SDPD on the Nextdoor app at 12:45 pm, they said:

“The active shooter at 100 W. C Street is in custody. There is no longer a threat to the community. The scene is secure. The Rock and Roll Marathon has resumed.”

A police officer is reported to have been injured by a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the leg or foot according to CBS 8.

No other information is available at this time.