California police shoot armed boy, 13, who falsely claimed to have killed three individuals: cops
A 13-year-old boy who claimed to have killed three individuals was shot Thursday by Southern California police throughout a tense confrontation in a cemetery, authorities mentioned.
Officers with the San Bernardino Police Division had been dispatched to the Pioneer Memorial Cemetery round 1:50 p.m. when the kid referred to as and reported he killed three individuals. An investigation later decided the declare was unfaithful.
Whereas on the telephone with a dispatcher, the boy allegedly mentioned, “In the event that they kill me, I am going to should kill them,” referring to responding officers, police mentioned.
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In the course of the name, the boy fired a number of pictures, authorities mentioned. A number of bystanders had been within the cemetery on the time however none had been injured.
Responding officers discovered the boy was armed with a handgun loaded with an prolonged journal, in accordance with police. They took positions across the perimeter of the cemetery to include him and defend the general public, police mentioned.
“They ready to make verbal contact with the suspect and negotiate his give up,” police mentioned. “Because the officers had been doing this, the suspect fired an extra shot from the gun.”
The boy refused to drop the weapon and was shot after pointing his weapon at officers, police mentioned.
He was taken to a hospital to be handled for his accidents. His situation was not disclosed. No officers had been damage.
Authorities didn’t disclose what number of pictures had been fired by officers.
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After the taking pictures, detectives recovered two handguns, 4 extra magazines and a big cache of ammunition. Authorities mentioned the weapons and ammunition indicated the boy “was ready for a chronic confrontation.”
He might have been making an attempt suicide by cop, FOX 11 Los Angeles reported.