Christian Sierra (9170)

5/24/2014: Police were called for a report of Sierra trying to stab himself. The caller told police the teen had already stabbed himself multiple times and two friends at the home with Sierra unsuccessfully tried to restrain him. The caller told dispatchers that Sierra jumped off the second-story of the townhome and fled. Sierra was found sitting on the side of the road by Officer T. Hood. At the time a friend was behind Sierra struggling for control of the knife. When Hood got out of his patrol vehicle, he yelled at Sierra multiple times to drop the knife Sierra, police said, “raised the knife, pointed it at Officer Hood, increased his speed, and continued to advance.” Once Sierra was within 5 to 10 feed of Hood, the officer shot and killed him.

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