HANFORD — A sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a machete-wielding man Tuesday after he attacked three people near Hanford, authorities said.
Suspect Moved Toward Deputies With Machete
Deputies ordered the suspect, 26-year-old Dominque Anderson, to drop the machete but he “continued to advance aggressively toward the deputies” and one of them fired his gun, Bevens said. Anderson was shot and died at the scene, he said.
“Right now, we don’t have any idea why he did what he did,” Bevens said.
Victims Expected to Survive
ABC30, citing the sheriff’s office, reported that the victims were Anderson’s brother, Jamal Anderson; Eric Hawthorne, and Jennifer Angelucci. They were transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center and are expected to be OK.