- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SAN LORENZO, Calif. (AP) - Alameda County sheriff’s officials say deputies shot and killed a 61-year-old man after he assaulted paramedics who were trying to put him in an ambulance then went after the deputies with a baseball bat.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/1gA6JJJ) David Goins was shot at his home in San Lorenzo late Monday.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to investigate reports that a resident was having a seizure. Goins was being aided by paramedics he became combative and ran into the house.

Authorities say a deputy opened fire after a sheriff’s sergeant was hit the bat. The sergeant suffered a bruise on his arm.

Sgt. J.D. Nelson tells the newspaper deputies had been to the home 19 times since 2011 for a variety of reasons, including to investigate reports of domestic violence and public drunkenness.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, https://www.sfgate.com

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