newsroom 2006 archives june 2006
 
NEWS ARCHIVES
 
HOME
 
CRIME MAPPING
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
 
E-POLICING
 
JOIN THE TEAM
 
LAPD BLOG
 
LAPD EQUIPMENT
 
LAPD SPORTS
 
LAPD TV
 
NEWSROOM
 
OUR COMMUNITIES
 
POLICE COMMISSION
 
REPORT A CRIME
 
SOLVE A CRIME
 
SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL POLICING
 
SUPPORT LAPD
 
TRAFFIC
 
INSIDE THE LAPD

 
 
 
GET INFORMED
 
Alarm School
 
Contact Us
 
Crime Mapping and COMPSTAT
 
Crime Prevention
 
Domestic Violence
 
FAQs
 
For Your Family
 
Gang Injunctions
 
I Want to Know
 
LAPD General Fund Contracts
 
LAPD Adult Missing Persons Unit
 
Most Wanted
 
Read the Beat Magazine
 
Social Media
 
Sworn and Civilian Report
 
Trademark
 
Year in Review
 
Youth Programs

 

Disclaimer:
The LAPDonline.org® website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text is the English version of the LAPDonline.org® website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

 

News Release
Friday, June 16, 2006
Media Relations
   
   
Man with a Gun Arrested in North Hollywood

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police officers arrested a man with a gun on June 10, 2006. The arrest preceded a foot chase during which one of the officers accidentally discharge his firearm while trying to holster it.

Twenty-six-year-old Javier Colin was arrested around 11:15 AM after Police Officer William Martin, 29, and his partner saw Colin loitering in the 12000 block of Runnymede Street. The officers knew him from prior narcotic and gang activities. Colin was also known to carry a gun.

As the officers approached, Colin withdrew a handgun from a backpack and threw it into the back of a parked pick up truck, then ran away.

The officers gave chase. During the chase, Officer Martin tried to holster his sidearm. He heard a gunshot and radioed, "shots fired." The officers arrested Colin soon after.

Officer Martin realized afterward that the gunshot he had heard had been his own gun firing while he was trying to holster it. The bullet struck the pavement and caused no injury.

Colin was booked for a felon in possession of a firearm.

Officer Martin's accidental discharge will be investigated by the Force Investigation Division in the same manner as other officer-involved shootings.

Officer Martin is assigned to North Hollywood Police Station. He has been with LAPD for 7 years.



     
 Follow @LAPDHQ  LAPD on Facebook
 Follow @lapolicefdtn
 
contact us  /  terms & conditions  /  los angeles police foundation
 
+ Powered By Radar Blue | © 2014 City of Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Police Foundation Los Angeles Police Foundation