Yuba County Deputy Shooting Suspect Identified

Yuba County Sheriff Investigators have identified the suspect in the shooting of two deputies that occurred inOregon House yesterday.  The suspect is said to be Mark Anthony Sanchez, who was born August 6, 1983, and was originally from Gilroy, California.  Sanchez was found dead by SWAT personnel at approximately 2:00 p.m.  Tuesday inside the home where the shooting happened in the 9000 block of Marysville Road.Photo courtesy Yuba County Sheriff's Department

Sanchez had previously served time in California State Prison for multiple violent felonies including carjacking and assault with a deadly weapon, as well as burglary and possession of stolen property. It was also discovered that Sanchez had two active warrants out of Gilroy for robbery and disturbing the peace at the time of his death.

The two Yuba County Deputies injured in the shooting were listed in fair condition Wednesday morning, and they are continuing to recover from surgery at Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

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