California cops shoot and kill man who charged them with a metal rod and known as them ‘pigs’
A California police officer shot and killed a person with a violent final Sunday who attacked him with a metal rod and known as his squad “pigs.”
Physique digital camera footage reveals Adam Barcenas, 60, operating towards three officers making a DUI cease at 6 a.m. in Oxnard, a metropolis 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
“Hi there, you fucking pigs,” Bárcenas could be heard shouting.
“I hate pork. Come on. I hate pig. I hate you. I hate you. I hate you.”
With a 5-foot metal rod raised, Bárcenas assaulted the three law enforcement officials as they stood on the sidewalk with a driver they suspected was driving beneath the affect.
The officers pulled the citizen out of the best way and repeatedly ordered the belligerent man to go away the bar.
“Bárcenas ignored the officers’ orders and continued to advance towards them in an aggressive and threatening method,” Oxnard police mentioned.
Two officers drew tasers, whereas one other, who Bárcenas was apparently aiming at, drew his weapon.
Officer Shayn Schwartz fired 4 deadly pictures on the charging man, video reveals.
Bárcenas acquired three impacts: in the correct leg, the correct hip and the higher a part of the left torso.
An officer deployed his Taser, nevertheless it didn’t penetrate Bárcenas’s pores and skin.
The third officer didn’t deploy his weapon.
He was rushed to a close-by hospital, however died about two hours later.
Barcenas had a historical past of violent crime, KVTA reported.
He attacked two aged strangers on the road in two separate unprovoked assaults in 2019.
He ran as much as a 71-year-old lady, punched her within the head, knocked her to the bottom, after which kicked her a number of instances. She died eight days later, however prosecutors couldn’t definitively hyperlink her demise to the Bárcenas assault.
A short while later, he approached an 80-year-old man who was strolling along with his spouse and punched him within the face and walked away earlier than coming again for a second punch.
All three officers have been positioned on administrative go away, the division mentioned. Neither had been concerned in a taking pictures earlier than.
Schwartz joined the Oxnard Police Division in April 2022, the company revealed. He had served as an officer with the Burbank Police Division from August 2018 to March 2022.
Town is investigating the taking pictures.