Home News Man dead after allegedly striking deputies with machete in Riverside County

Man dead after allegedly striking deputies with machete in Riverside County


A person is lifeless after allegedly attacking deputies with a machete in Riverside County on Tuesday.

The suspect, whose id has not been launched, held a 12-year-old little one hostage throughout the lethal incident, in response to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division.

Authorities responded to a home dispute at a house on the 800 block of Minor Road in San Jacinto round 12:56 p.m.

The suspect’s girlfriend advised authorities her boyfriend was behaving erratically and armed with a machete. 

Though she was in a position to escape the house, her 12-year-old son was being held hostage by the suspect, officers mentioned.

Throughout an try to rescue the boy, the suspect struck a deputy within the head with a wood object and swung his machete towards one other close by deputy.

At one level, the person efficiently struck a deputy with a machete which prompted deputies to shoot on the suspect.

The boy was safely rescued from the residence. The suspect was transported to a neighborhood hospital the place he was later pronounced lifeless, officers mentioned.

One deputy was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening accidents whereas a second deputy was handled on the scene.

The deputies concerned shall be positioned on administrative depart because the case stays underneath investigation. 

Anybody with data is requested to name Riverside County District Lawyer Investigator J.R. Ferrer or Riverside County Sheriff’s Investigator Nelson Gomez at 951-955-2777.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here