Escondido Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder for Firing at Police

Eric Anthony Pomatto, a 27 year old Escondido man, plead guilty of attempted murder on Monday at the Vista Court House. His sentencing, which will take place in July is expected to be 34 years to life. The crime was committed last year, during a car chase which resulted in Mr. Pomatto firing upon Police Officers out of the windows of the stolen vehicle. The chase began around 6:15 and started in the southeastern portion of Escondido and ended in the Westfeild Shopping Center Parking lot.

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North County Times by Teri Figeueroa