On the morning of March 9, 2014, St. John is accused of visiting the home of John Doe #1 in Dana Point. A second victim, John Doe #2, was also in the home. St John is accused of grabbing a crossbow, loading it with an arrow without an arrowhead, and shooting and hitting John Doe #1's forehead. St. John is accused of then grabbing a fire extinguisher and hitting John Doe #1's head with it several times. He is accused of chasing John Doe #1 into the backyard and back into the residence.
St John is accused of taking out a firearm, shooting John Doe #1, and hitting one of the victim's fingers. John Doe #1 ran into a bathroom and locked the door. He is accused of firing a shot through the bathroom door and lodging a bullet in the wall. St. John is accused of threatening John Doe #2 with a firearm and fleeing the scene after stealing John Doe #1's vehicle.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), who investigated this case, began to pursue the defendant heading southbound on the Interstate 5 (I-5). St. John is accused of exiting the I-5 and stopping his vehicle after the OCSD deputy pulled in front of him in a patrol vehicle. The defendant is accused of accelerating toward the deputy and back on to the I-5 and evading the deputy.
St. John is accused of driving through a fence at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and fleeing the scene on foot. He was subsequently arrested early morning,