Calif. officer kills man with loaded AK-47


The San Jose Mercury News

SALINAS, Calif. — A 21-year-old man was fatally shot by a Salinas police officer Sunday morning when he attempted to pull a loaded AK-47 rifle from his pants, according to the Police Department.

The officer was called around 11:20 a.m. to a strip mall at East Boronda and Natividad roads on reports of a man hiding in the bushes across from Wells Fargo ATMs, police said.

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