Suspect Shot In ER After Reaching for Calif. Deputy's Gun
October 19, 2012
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspect in an Inglewood emergency room after he grabbed for another deputy's gun while handcuffed to a gurney.
The incident occurred Thursday morning, just after midnight, and involved at 27-year-old male who was suspected of drug possession, reports the Los Angeles Times. The suspect had been transported to the Centinela Hospital Medical Center for an unspecified medical need.
When the shooting occurred, he was being accompanied by two deputies, and one of the suspect's wrists was handcuffed to a gurney. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Bob@Az. @ 10/19/2012 1:02 PM
Just watched the video from ktla of the OIS. Good shot Deputy! Nice placement and only one round expended. Of course ktla put a nasty little spin on it with the tone of the talking head at the scene. Glad both Officers went home safe. Blues, stay safe.
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