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Chief says student's attack on officer was 'suicide by cop'


By Pablo Lopez and Louis Galvan
McClatchy Newspapers
Related: Teen attacks Calif. officer with bat, fatally shot

FRESNO, Calif. — A high school sophomore who attacked an police officer with a sawed-off bat on Wednesday wanted to die, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Thursday.

"This was a case of suicide by cop," Dyer said.

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