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Timestamp8/27/14 16:04
Date Searched23-Oct-11
StateCA - California
CountyContra Costa
CityAntioch
Victim NameJosh Peterson
Victim's Age33
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired9
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryOfficers responded to a report of a fugitive on the loose, discovered the victim, who was holding a handgun. Some dispute over whether or not it was a "police-assisted-suicide" but a jury trial found the shooting to be justified. Officers shot at victim 9 times with AR-15 rifles, striking him twice. Victim died on the scene.
Source Linkhttp://abclocal.go.com//story?section=news/local/east_bay&id=8404581
Name of Officer or OfficersJason Vanderpool
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?4
Date of Incident10/23/11
Results Page Number3
County StateContra Costa CA - California
Year2011