Terron Jammal Boone,the half-brother of Robert Fuller, the 24-year-old black man who was found dead hanging in the city of Palmdale, California, last week, was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Kern County on Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. local.
According to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, deputies searching for a “kidnap domestic assault” suspect were fired upon when attempting a traffic stop after detectives had observed and positively identified a male matching the suspect’s description in a vehicle.
“The detectives followed the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The suspect opened the front passenger seat door and engaged the Deputies by firing multiple rounds at them with a handgun. At that time, an Officer involved shooting occurred during which the suspect was struck several times in the upper torso,the man was pronounced dead at the scene.”
A woman who was driving the vehicle was shot at according to the report.She was treated and discharged from a local hospital. A 7-year-old girl was also in the vehicle but she was not hurt.