Three Recent Officer Involved Shootings

October 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
There have been three shootings involving Fresno County Sheriffs Deputies within the last five months.Last month, a man broke a window at a home and deputies say when they caught up to him, he threatened them with a knife. Neighbors said they heard the suspect ask a deputy to kill him. The deputy fired one time and the man died.

In May, a deputy was investigating a 911 hang-up when someone pointed him towards a car. Investigators said a man got out of the car and came at the deputy with a knife. The deputy pulled his gun, fired several times, and killed the suspect.



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