Edgar Espinoza

On December 15th, 2018 Edgar Espinoza was killed by police at.
Incident ID 40050
Original Source(s) FatalEncounters.org
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Age 35
Gender Male
Race Hispanic/Latino
Incident Location
Address 7622 Houston Avenue
City Hanford
State CA
County Kings
Incident Details
Date December 15th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
Deputies received reports of a man chasing a child in the roadway at around 11 p.m. Police said they found Edgar Espinoza in a pickup truck with his 9-year-old son in a chokehold with a military knife to his throat. Deputies tried to get him out of the car, but the father wouldn't let him go. A deputy shot and killed the father.

Father held his son at knifepoint, deputy was forced to shoot him to rescue the child