Deputy Manuel Herrera was shot twice by the driver of a stolen vehicle. The shooter, Jose Elias Mata, had wrecked the stolen vehicle. When he was exiting the vehicle he fired at Deputy Herrera, striking him twice, then fled the scene in the Deputy’s Tahoa leaving his injured girlfriend in the wrecked vehicle. Mata was spotted by two SAPD Gang officers. They pursued. Mata turned and aimed his gun at the officers who then fired at him, killing him.