On Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 12:00 p.m., deputies from the Twin Peaks Station were dispatched to a report of a drowning at Pali Mountain Camp in Running Springs.
Deputies arrived and found Timothy Shipman – 42 of San Bernardino – had lied his way onto the secure facility, locked his 5-year-old son in his vehicle, and attempted to drown his 2-year-old daughter in a pond on the facility.
Camp staff were able to retrieve the children from Shipman and care for them until Running Springs Fire and deputies arrived.
The victim and her 5-year-old brother were transported to an area hospital to be treated and are in stable condition. Shipman was transported to an area hospital for treatment and released to deputies.
Detectives from the San Bernardino County Crimes Against Children Division served a search warrant at Shipman’s residence in San Bernardino and obtained evidence related to the investigation.
Shipman was arrested for attempted murder and booked at the Central Detention Center in lieu of $1,000,000 bail.
Anyone with information about this case (No. 052201873) is asked to contact the Twin Peaks Station at (909) 336-0600. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information on the We-Tip website at www.WETIP.com.
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