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Calif. Deputies Shoot, Kill Pitchfork-Wielding Man

May 30, 2012  | 

A Sacramento County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who charged a fellow officer with a pitchfork and ignored commands to stop, reports CBS 13.

Nikolay Pugach, 40, was fatally shot Monday afternoon at a home in the 6800 block of Weddigen Way near Gothberg.

Pugach charged a female deputy who fell down. A second deputy shot Pugach after he ignored commands to stop.

Tags: Sacramento County Sheriff, Deadly Force, Edged Weapons


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caseyg51 @ 5/31/2012 7:58 AM

Sorta like bring a knife to a gun fight. Glad to know all the good guys & gals made it home safe.

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