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Man Shot Trying To Run Deputy Down

A Livermore man is being treated for a minor gunshot wound, after Stanislaus County deputies say he tried to run an officer down in Riverbank.

37-year-old Javier Plazola will be charged with evading arrest and assaulting an officer with a deadly weapon when he´s released from the hospital. Deputies responding to a burglary call found Plazola driving his van without headlights. They say after the deputy ordered him to stop the vehicle, Plazola tried to run him over. The Deputy fired several shots, striking the suspect once in the hand.