Fatal Costco shooting in California, started out as a cop and was knocked unconscious while the son of the lawyer and says,

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The off-duty Los Angeles officer who last week fatally shot a man with an intellectual disability in a Southern California Costco, told investigators that he was attacked without warning, even as his son, and only acted in self-defense, his lawyer said Monday.

The lawyer, David Winslow, said that his client — whose identity has not been released by the officials, and that Child also refused to take the name of it — was struck from behind as he was raising his son in the samples of teriyaki chicken at the store in Corona, about 40 miles east of Los Angeles, california.

“His son into his arms, and he raised his son and a few of the examples where, within a few seconds, he was on the floor, and woke up from being unconscious, and he was fighting for his life,” Winslow told the Los Angeles Times.


Winslow told the Associated Press in a separate interview, when the officer was knocked out, and his 1 1/2-year-old son fell to the ground. When the officer regained consciousness, a Child, said his client believed “his life is in his son’s life was in danger.”

As a Costco employee talks on the phone after a shoot-out at the wholesale outlet in Corona, Calif., on Friday, the 14th of June, 2019 at the latest.
(Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG, via AP)

“He believed he was under attack,” Winslow said. “That’s when the shooting started.”

At the time it was finished, a 32-year-old Kenneth French, and was the death of his parents, the severely injured person.

A Corona police spokesman, said at a news conference shortly after the shooting, which witnesses had reported hearing an argument. A statement from the ministry on the following day, however, is not a report of a verbal disagreement, ” saying that the alleged attack on the officer occurred “without provocation.”

Heavily-armed police officers will leave the Costco and after a shoot-out in a wholesale warehouse in Corona, Calif., on Friday, the 14th of June, 2019 at the latest.
(Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG, via AP)

But his cousin, Rick, Shureih, any differences of opinion on the bill released by the authorities, reported the Press-Enterprise, which is French for “non-violent, non-aggressive, non-verbal,” and as a “gentle giant.”

“He’s not the type to be in the market of words, so I don’t think that a verbal confrontation occurred,” he told the paper.

In a now-deleted Facebook post, Shureih, which is not in the shop when the incident happened, questioned the necessity of the situation.

“This is a family who was unarmed, and was just out running errands,” he wrote. “The truth will come out! I have no doubt that this is a misunderstanding that had escalated without a reason.”

Witnesses reported that an argument between the two men in the area of the freezer section, if the photos were at least six times. For the record, you will be prompted to enter a stampede of frightened shoppers, some of whom fled the store while others searched for cover.


A law enforcement official told the L. A. Times and the officer didn’t know about the French’s reported to be disabled at the time of the altercation.

Corona-police are investigating a shooting at a Costco in Corona, Calif., on Friday, the 14th of June, 2019 at the latest.
(Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG, via AP)

The officer — who has been with the LAPD for seven years, and is currently based in the Southeast Division — was interviewed on Monday by the POLICE, of the investigators, as part of the department’s administrative probe, Winslow said. He has been on paid administrative leave, which is mandatory after an officer-involved shooting.


The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, in a statement, urging the general public to the patient. As soon as the Corona police department have completed their investigation, the officers of justice to review and determine whether to make the seeking of criminal prosecution. Police have not said if the French had not had a weapon or if the officer identified himself as a police officer for firing his weapon.

The department policy allows off-duty officers to carry concealed weapons as long as they are authorized for on-duty use only, in accordance with the GAME instructions.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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