CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1998 |
Authorities are investigating the death of a Camp Pendleton Marine who was shot and killed by a San Bernardino police officer. A report released Thursday by the San Bernardino Police Department said Lance Cpl. Raymond W. Quiroz, 20, was shot after he jumped on a patrol car, yelled at the officer and attacked her when she got out of her vehicle. The officer was flagged down by two women about 4 a.m. Saturday in San Bernardino, authorities said.
June 17, 1997 |
A gunman opened fire during a thwarted robbery at a McDonald's restaurant Monday, killing a 9-year-old girl before an off-duty police officer mortally wounded him, authorities said. The gunman entered the restaurant through the employees entrance about 3 p.m. and handed a note to the manager, who then told employees they were being robbed, police said. An off-duty Barstow officer eating in the restaurant tried to confront the gunman, who opened fire, Police Lt.
November 25, 1995 |
Randall Tolbert went with gun in hand to hunt down former Los Angeles Police Sgt. Stacey C. Koon because he was angry that one of the men convicted of beating Rodney G. King had been sent to a halfway house in the predominantly black Riverside County community where Tolbert lived, his family and friends said Friday.
March 26, 1993 |
Two police officers who exchanged "high-five" hand slaps after one of them shot and killed an armed teen-ager last month were celebrating their own safety and not the young man's death, Police Chief Dan Robbins said. Still, their conduct "is unacceptable and cannot be condoned," Robbins said in a prepared statement released this week. One of the unidentified officers shot and killed Clarence Anthony Harris on Feb.
November 19, 1992 |
A gunman suspected of shooting and killing his girlfriend and her mother at point-blank range in front of an apartment complex was shot and killed by sheriff's deputies three hours later after a running gun battle down a tree-lined residential street, authorities said Wednesday. No one else was injured in the gunfire, although the stucco exteriors of several small homes along the street were chipped by stray bullets.
November 9, 1992 |
A San Bernardino police officer who went to the wrong address in response to a silent alarm shot and killed a businessman after mistaking him for a robber, authorities said Sunday. The officer was wounded in the chest during an exchange of gunfire with the victim, police said. Putrous Samaan, 54, of San Bernardino was killed outside his ice cream warehouse Friday evening when the officer went to the wrong address, police said.