The juvenile girl, whose age was not given, was going door to door selling cookies, according to a report filed by the Temecula Police Department. When she knocked on the suspect's door, he opened the door and pointed a gun at her. The victim's father witnessed the incident and called police.
John Dodrill, 59, was taken into custody without incident on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. Officers seized the weapon as evidence.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Officer Garcia at the Southwest Sheriff’s Station at 951-696-3000.