Correction: Officer Involved Shooting Update: Names of Officers

Release Date/Time: 2/8/2019 9:21 AM
Incident:
Date: Friday, 2/8/2019
Time: 9:21 AM
Location: 1516 Constitution Blvd.

Correction: Officer Involved Shooting Update: Names of Officers

The previous version of this release, which published the names of the officers involved and updated the total of responding officers from five to seven, ended with "All seven officers were wearing Body cameras and the video has been preserved as evidence as part of the DA Investigation."

In fact, five officers recorded the incident with body cameras, as stated in the original release from 2/1/2019, not seven.

 

Officer Involved Shooting Update: Names of Officers

On 02/01/19, at approximately 10:35 PM, County Communications received a 911 call from an unnamed caller reporting that an unknown subject just pointed a gun at customers at 1516 Constitution Blvd.
Five officers arrived on scene within minutes and attempted contact with the suspect in both English and Spanish. They were joined by two additional officers during the next few minutes.

At about 10:46 PM, there was an officer-involved shooting. No officers were injured, and the suspect was transported to a local hospital, was treated for his injuries, and has since been booked into Monterey County Jail.
Per Department protocol, the Monterey County DA Investigators assumed responsibility for the investigation. There were people at the scene who witnessed the events and are cooperating with DA investigators. All seven officers were wearing Body cameras and the video has been preserved as evidence as part of the DA Investigation.

*Update:

The Chief of Police Adele H. Fresé has released the names of the officers involved in the 02/01/19 shooting:

Officer Evan Adams                        5 years law enforcement experience.

Officer Eduardo Bejarano              1.5 years law enforcement experience.

Officer Francisco DeLeon              3.5 years law enforcement experience.

Officer Chayene Garcia                  9 years law enforcement experience.

Officer Mario Reyes                       12 years law enforcement experience.

Officer Cameron Mitchell              4 years law enforcement experience.

Sergeant Jeffrey Ramsden             17 years law enforcement experience.

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