Jordy Roman Martinez, Andrew Gomez Sanchez and Juan Carlos Covarrubias Face Attempted Murder of Cop Counts in Shooting
|Juan Carlos Covarrubias|
Two officers inside the vehicle were in their full uniforms, according to a statement from the Orange County District Attorney's office, which reports the cops tried to find safety by turning their unit around, switching on their emergency lights and driving away.
|Andrew Gomez Sanchez|
Two bullets lodged on the front passenger side of the officer's vehicle, but neither cop was hurt, according to prosecutors, who add they never returned fire.
Other police units arrived, and the pursuing vehicle crashed at Midway and Anaheim Boulevard before the occupants scattered on foot.
Martinez and Covarrubias were arrested after a short chase, during which they are accused of ditching two pistols.
|Jordy Roman Martinez|
Charges pending against each Anaheim 19-year-old are: two felony counts of attempted murder on a peace officer; one felony count of shooting at an occupied motor vehicle; one felony count of street terrorism, with sentencing enhancements for the vicarious discharge of a firearm by a gang member and criminal street gang activity.
Held in lieu of $1 million bail each, the teen are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Santa Ana.
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