HPD shoots, wounds Oceanside homicide suspect

Photo by Gary Rainwater / ContributedOceanside homicide suspect Hector Galvez of Hemet is loaded into an ambulance after an officer-involved shooting Feb. 24. ■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor One shot was fired and one suspect injured when the Hemet Police Department attempted to arrest two Oceanside homicide suspects on Friday. The HPD was requested to assist the Oceanside Police Department with an active homicide investigation, according to Lt. Eddie Pust. At approximately 3:16 p.m., HPD officers observed a suspect related to that homicide investigation near the 900 block of West Florida Avenue, at the intersection of Palm Avenue. While officers were attempting to take the suspect into custody, an officer-involved

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