California man shot after calling cops 'pigs', charging them with steel bar


A California man was shot and killed Sunday after calling police officers "pigs" and running towards them with a steel bar.

Bodycam footage allegedly shows Adam Barcenas, 60, charging toward officers in Oxnard, California with a five-foot steel bar Sunday at 6 a.m.

Oxnard police officers were conducting a DUI investigation when Barcenas – who was not involved – confronted them.

Barcenas can be heard calling the officers "pigs" and yelling "I hate you" in the video.

Officers asked Barcenas to stand down, but he advanced towards an officer who then fired four shots.

"Barcenas ignored the officers’ commands and continued to advance towards the officers in an aggressive and threatening manner," the Oxnard Police Department said in a press release.... (Read more)

Submitted 11 days ago

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