SACRAMENTO -- There's a fight over a deputy's gun and bullets fly in Sacramento County at Micron and Bradshaw Road.
"When I walked close over there by the tree, the officer had his gun aimed at the guy in the truck," said Chevron employee Jennifer Corum.
Cell phone video captured sheriff's deputies holding a tourniquet on a man one of their own had just shot repeatedly.
The witness who recorded the scene was confused by what she saw happening as she stopped for gas Tuesday afternoon.
She didn't want to be identified.
"He was sitting in traffic not acting erratic or anything. Cops came pulling around, pulled their rifles on him, told him to get out of the car. At that point he was on the ground and uh, they stripped him down," she said.
Investigators say what that woman saw was only a small part of the interaction one deputy had with the driver of a white box truck.
Someone in the area had called 911 concerned that driver was acting drunk at the Carl's Jr. on Micron.
"The reports were that the driver was stumbling, dropping objects and appeared to be extremely intoxicated. Upon our officer's arriving they tried to contact the man in the vehicle and that's when the struggle began between the officer and the suspect, said Sacramento county Sheriff's Sergeant Shaun Hampton.
Hampton says in the scuffle the driver -- a man in his 20s -- grabbed for gun of the deputy who tried to stop him and then took off in his truck after being shot -- only making it to the middle of the street in front of the restaurant.
They've yet to determine if he was armed.
"This is my first time seeing something like this working at a gas station. It was kinda scary," said Corum.
The suspect is expected to survive and will be formally charged after his release from the hospital.
Deputies have not released his name or named the owner of the box delivery truck.
The deputy who shot him is a 19-year veteran of the force and has been placed in administrative leave while this incident is investigated.