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A California man has been arrested after impersonating a soldier and going on a crime rampage including breaking into a home, holding a man at gun point, carjacking a truck, robbing a supermarket and shooting at Sheriff's deputies.
Jason Benson Dingler, 43, was eventually detained by officer's on Friday afternoon after a high speed car chase in Grayson, near the city of Newman, ended in the suspect being shot in an orchard after he fired on deputies.
Dingler allegedly kicked down the door of a home at 3500 West Keyes Road in Keyes, and stole a gun from inside the property.
Claiming to be a soldier he then used the stolen firearm to hold a homeowner at gun point at 5000 Muncy Road around 5:26 pm, Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
Surveillance footage shows the terrified man raising his hands above his head and calmly complying with Dingler's orders.
Jason Benson Dingler, 43, (pictured) has been arrested after impersonating a soldier and going on a crime rampage
Claiming to be a soldier Dingler used the stolen firearm to hold a homeowner at gun point at 5000 Muncy Road around 5:26pm
The suspect then reportedly used the gun to carjack a truck from the man at 5:31pm in the 5100 block of Muncy Road.
'Call the cops and you're dead,' Dingler can be heard saying on the footage after demanding the truck keys.
Six minutes after the carjacking, an employee of the One Stop Market in Grayson reported an armed man stole alcohol and fled.
Surveillance footage released by the Sheriff's Office shows the man picking up two large cases of beer, walking out of the shop and placing them in a truck in the parking lot.
A California Highway Patrol officer spotted Dingler driving the stolen truck moving southbound on Highway 33 at 5:44 p.m.
An officer attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle but Dingler sped away.
A high speed chase involving multiple deputies then ensued down