Deadly force 'only choice' in Calif. knife attack

Man suffered multiple gunshot wounds, including one that ripped through his heart

By Richard Brooks
The Press Enterprise

SAN BERNADINO COUNTY, Calif. — Three sheriff's deputies acted in justifiable self-defense when they shot dead a 36-year-old San Bernardino man who was charging toward them with a knife in each hand despite having been Tasered, San Bernardino County district attorney officials said.

Casey Leslie Demorest died at the scene of the Aug. 21 confrontation at his home in the 1300 block of East Marshall Boulevard. The incident happened in the unincorporated Del Rosa section of San Bernardino.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Deadly force 'only choice' in Calif. knife attack

Request product info from top Police Knives companies

Thank You!

= required Error occured while sending data

By submitting your information, you agree to be contacted by the selected vendor(s).

Join the discussion

logo for print