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State agents kill parole violation suspect in San Diego

State parole agents shot and killed a 42-year-old parole violation suspect who resisted arrest and pointed a gun at the agents outside a San Diego hotel, San Diego police said Thursday.

Backed by San Diego police detectives, the two agents went to a hotel in the Kearny Mesa neighborhood Wednesday night to arrest a parole violator who was also a suspect in a commercial burglary, Police Lt. Ernest Herbert said.

Rather than submit to arrest, the suspect got into a car and pointed a gun at the agents, Herbert said. "Fearing for their lives," the two agents fired at the suspect, killing him, he added.

The suspect's name was not released. A companion, Jillian Cini, 29, was arrested on charges of parole violation.

The agents are assigned to the California Parole Apprehension Team and were described only as three- and 11-year veterans.


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ahh, another feel good story...i just love happy endings

Another thug animal off the streets - forever!

Chalk one down for the good guys!

God Bless!

He shouldn't of pointed the gun at them but its still sad to hear someone died

Works for me! At least we wont have to support his sorry self the rest of his life!

A happy ending? OMG Someone dies and its a happy ending. You people are idiots. He had a gun in his hand yes but he did not point it at them. They were told to put their hands up and the trigger happy pigs started shooting before he could drop it. But know how the police have to make themselves look good.
He was a great guy with a huge heart. Always helping people. So he might have made some bad choices but he did not deserve to die like that.


Absolutely a happy ending! Lets review the facts:

A parole violator, translation-a convicted felon who was recently released from state prison, who failed to follow the conditions of his parole, therefore a dangerous wanted man when confronted by the police he happens to have a firearm in his hand while resisting arrest.

Verdict: Justifiable use of deadly force by the cops

Something to consider: Had this idiot not armed himself or resisted arrest he would have simply been arrested and not shot by the cops like his companion was.


He did deserve to die like that. And before calling anyone else an idiot, look at what this fool did and then look in the mirror.


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