Deputies shoot, kill man ‘jumping’ in traffic in Victorville

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man in Victorville on Thursday.

The deputies responded to the intersection of Mariposa Road and Locust Avenue for reports of a pedestrian hit by two vehicles, department spokesperson Mara Rodriguez said.

According to the Victor Valley News Group, when deputies arrived at about 10 a.m., they discovered the pedestrian was “jumping in and out of traffic, just prior to being struck by the two vehicles.”

“The man proceeded to get up, and ran towards deputies with an unknown object, according to an eyewitness,” the outlet added.

Officers then opened fire, sending at least five rounds toward the man, witnesses told VVNG.

The man was struck at least once and was declared dead at the scene, Rodriguez said.

Nidia Becerra contributed to this report.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.