CHP officers arrest man after report of freeway shooting 

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California Highway Patrol officers from the Newhall and Altadena stations arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after an off-duty deputy called in a report that he was shot at by a man driving a big-rig on the Interstate 210 freeway.  

Jaime Emanuel Aguilar, 28, was arrested after a traffic stop near the Newhall Pass late Thursday night. 

A law enforcement officer whose identity was not immediately available called 911 around 7:14 p.m. to report he was driving behind a suspect who had fired a gun at him from a blue tractor trailer.  

The deputy reported multiple locations and the CHP officers found both vehicles east of the Interstate 5-210 freeway junction, according to Officer Josh Greengard of the Newhall area office. 

Once CHP officers were in position, he said, they executed what officers call a “high-risk enforcement stop” due to the nature of the call, and the driver, Aguilar, was arrested without further incident. 

A black handgun was found in the truck’s glove compartment, according to Greengard. 

No injuries were reported as a result of the shooting. 

Aguilar was booked at the Pasadena Police Department after 9:30 p.m. and held in lieu of $1.25 million bail.  

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