(KRON) — The Antioch Police Division put out a press launch on Thursday concerning a police taking pictures that occurred Oct. 1. The one that was shot, 30-year-old Antioch man Daniel Mackin, survived the taking pictures.
In keeping with police, the incident started at about 7:41 a.m. when an Antioch neighborhood service officer got here throughout two autos on the 200 block of West third Road that had been suspected of being concerned in a current housebreaking. Two APD officers responded, and one in every of them noticed Mackin asleep inside a stolen van with a gun in his fingers, police stated.
Mackin awoke after listening to the officers and didn’t adjust to their orders, per APD. He drove the van away from the carport it was located in and it stopped on a close-by grassy berm.
Nonetheless ignoring officers’ instructions, Mackin grabbed the gun and ran out of the van, in line with police. Officers adopted, and police stated Mackin turned in the direction of them and pointed the gun at them. That’s when officers fired at him, placing him a number of instances.
Officers Thomas Borg, Dustin Dibble, Shawn Marques and Kyle Armstrong had been positioned on paid go away. Police didn’t launch bodycam video of the taking pictures.
Mackin had a warrant out for his arrest for his involvement in a murder, police stated. He was additionally on post-release neighborhood supervision for a felony conviction.
After he healed from his accidents, he was booked into jail for assault with a lethal weapon on a police officer, felon in possession of a firearm, receiving a stolen car, and resisting arrest.
The Antioch Police Division has been embroiled in a scandal involving racist textual content messages despatched and obtained by many officers within the division. As many as 45 officers had been positioned on go away.