FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Craig Carter, 760-839-4487
Case Number: 11-02942
The Escondido Police Officer involved in the shooting on March 3, 2011 has been identified. Officer Matthew Nelson is a ten year veteran of the Escondido Police Department and is currently assigned to the Patrol Division.
To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org.