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PHELAN – A Phelan man was airlifted for medical treatment after leading deputies on a pursuit on Wednesday afternoon.
Harold Lynn Gunlogson, 43, was wanted in Santa Ana for domestic violence, arson, and assault with a deadly weapon. Gunlogson has an extensive criminal history, including crimes committed in the State of Idaho and was presumed to be armed and dangerous. At around 1:42 p.m. deputies received a request from the Santa Ana Police Department to check the area of Phelan Road and Wash for Gunlogson.
During surveillance of the area, Gunlogson was seen leaving the area and a patrol unit was called to assist by making a traffic stop. Upon arrival, the deputies attempted to make the stop, but Gunlogson fled into a rural area. The deputies pursued through dirt fields and the desert until Gunlogson’s vehicle became disabled after being stuck in the sand.
Gunlogson exited his vehicle and began shooting at the deputy, causing the deputy to return fire. The returned fire struck Gunlogson, who was later airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Although authorities did confirm he has undergone surgery, his exact condition is unknown at this time. attempted murder, He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for assault of a peace officer, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a controlled substance and is being lieu of $1,075,000 bail.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Brian Chambers at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.
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- Harold Gunlogson: Ada County Sheriff's Dept.