Off-duty LAPD reserve officer shot at home burglary suspect prior to fatal Bakersfield police shooting
0:00 - Intro
0:17 - 911 call
1:50 - Surveillance video
3:44 - Body cams
7:07 - Single body cam
8:01 - Surveillance video
8:42 - Body cams
12:35 - Surveillance video
12:51 - Ending
On August 24, BPD responded to the 11300 block of Andretti Avenue for a report of a suspected home burglary. The suspicious person was reported by an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department reserve officer who lives in Bakersfield.
Officers found the suspect armed with a handgun. The suspect then began shooting at officers.
Three BPD officers were involved. One officer was shot in the leg and had non-life-threatening injuries. Another officer was hurt and treated at the scene.
The suspect, identified as 29-year-old Jason Boles, died at the scene.
The BPD officers involved were identified as Sergeant Dennis Eddy, Officer Brandon Price, and Sergeant Ryan McWilliams.
Sergeant Eddy has been employed as a police officer with the Bakersfield Police Department for 22 years.
Sergeant McWilliams has been a BPD officer for 18 years.
Officer Price has been with BPD for 5 years. Officer Price was the officer shot during the incident.
As is the standard procedure, the officers were placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation into the use of force.
The Los Angeles Police Department will be releasing a Critical Incident Community Briefing related to their officer’s involvement in this incident.