Kyllähän tuossa selkeää ylireagoinnin makua on, vaikka vaikea on videosta tilannetta selvästi tulkitakaan.
Toinen tapaus sunnuntailta. Omistajaa ampunut autokaappari yrittää paeta poliisia juosten ja ammutaan. Suomessa varmasti aiheuttaisi närää juoksevan selkään ampuminen, jos koiriakin oli käytössä, mutta tämä tapaus saattaa jenkeissä olla normaali aseistetun eliminoiminen.
A man suspected in a violent carjacking has died after being shot by Bakersfield police.
Jose Peyan-Leal, 22, died Sunday night at Kern Medical Center after being shot by police that morning. He's suspected of shooting 35-year-old Julio Diaz while trying to steal Diaz' Dodge Durango.
Diaz, whom neighbors say is a cement worker with three children, was listed Monday night in guarded condition at Kern Medical Center.
Peyan-Leal allegedly shot Diaz in the stomach and stole his SUV at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday on the 700 block of Geneva Avenue. Police then chased Peyan-Leal until he crashed through a fence at the Bakersfield Municipal Airport and flipped the stolen SUV in an empty lot off Watts Drive and South Union Avenue.
The suspect sat in the crashed Durango for several minutes with police ordering him to surrender. Peyan-Leal got out of the SUV and started running away with a gun allegedly in his hand, spurring police to shoot him.
Eyewitness News photographer/reporter James Koh filmed the standoff and subsequent police shooting. He said officers yelled commands and warnings to the suspect, but he didn't respond at first.
Officers went up to the car and started breaking out windows. Koh said the suspect started moving at that point.
"Once he came to, the cops again were saying, 'Step out of the vehicle. You're considered armed and dangerous. Put your hands in the air,'" Koh said. "When he started running, they said it again several times. And, obviously, he didn't respond."
Five shots can be heard on the Eyewitness News recording.
On Monday morning, Bakersfield police were back at the parking lot conducting a walk through. Officers who fired shots went there and explained to department investigators exactly what happened.
The officers involved in the shooting have been identified by the department as T.J. Martinez, Christopher Yslas and Allen Ronk.
Police are holding two investigations, according to Sgt. Greg Terry. One investigation is administrative and the other is criminal, but both will determine if the officers acted within department, state and federal guidelines.
"In a situation where the officer needs to protect himself or someone else from imminent threat of serious bodily injury or death," described Terry of when deadly force is allowed. "The law also allows the use of deadly force to stop or apprehend a fleeing suspect."
Terry said it's not clear how long the investigations would last. He said investigators found what they believe was the suspect's gun on the ground near the suspect following the police shooting, but Terry wouldn't disclose additional details about the gun.
"(Officers) knew this suspect had just shot someone, stole their vehicle and led officers on a very dangerous pursuit and was trying to escape into the community," Terry said.
Several witnesses to the police shooting said they thought the suspect as a threat.
"I was just so hoping it wasn't going to hit any airplanes or come through our restaurant," said Sonia Avera, a waitress at the restaurant at the air park. "I mean, the glass is right there."
Jeff Ruck saw the final minutes of the police pursuit, and he said officers did the right thing.
"I have no love for the BPD, but I'll tell you, I would have done the same thing," Ruck said.
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