Cause of death: shooting
Last updated: 11 months ago
An officer on patrol spotted Pedro Murillo on it just before 3 a.m., so he tried to talk to the 25-year-old. Murillo didn't want to talk.
"He tried to flee on the bike and actually wrecked the bike, got off of it and then tried to flee on foot," said Fresno County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chris Curtice. "The officer pursued him on foot a short distance. As he did approach, the officer saw him produce a small caliber handgun and point it at him."
That's when the officer opened fired, shooting Murillo several times. Investigators aren't saying if the suspect fired back, but they did find a weapon they believe was his. The gunfire echoed through the neighborhood, menacing the family next door.