Photo released by the San Bernardino (Calif.) Sheriff's Department shows weapons recovered during the shooting investigation.

Photo released by the San Bernardino (Calif.) Sheriff's Department shows weapons recovered during the shooting investigation.

A 31-year-old man accused of ambushing a deputy during a traffic stop in Victorville, Calif., was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, reports the L.A. Times.

Shawn Munoz allegedly opened fire in a "brazen attempt to take a uniformed deputy's life," according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

"The deputy saw muzzle flashes and heard four gunshots coming from the Chrysler 300," department officials said in a statement.

The deputy fired back, and the driver fled the scene after Sunday night's shooting. Investigators found the vehicle at a home several blocks away and obtained a search warrant for the residence, the department said.

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