LAPD release 911 call, surveillance video of an off-duty reserve officer shooting a home burglary suspect
0:00 - Intro
0:27 - 911 call
1:32 - Surveillance video
6:42 - 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.