Video: Man Pulls Gun On Huntington Beach Police During US Open Surfing Comp, Police Empty Firearms Into Him

An allegedly armed man was shot and killed by the Huntington Beach Police Department on the beach Saturday afternoon, police said.

The shooting took place at about 3:15 p.m. after officers received reports about a man with a gun at Huntington City Beach, police said in a press release.

Police received a call at approximately 3:15 p.m. about “a suspicious man with a gun,” according to a news release from the department.
Officers arrived to find the man in the sand, south of the beach’s pier, HBPD said, near where the six-day surfing competition was taking place.

The man was “non-compliant to the multiple commands given and an officer involved shooting occurred,” the release said.

This morning a video surfaced from the shooting and people alleged that the shooting wasn’t justified as some witnesses claim there was no weapon!

Video of the incident shows a man, whom the Orange County Sheriff’s Department later identified as Ronnie Andrew Garcia, 43, holding what appears to be a weapon under a piece of clothing while officers demand he drop it.

You can see the moment below and decide for yourself!

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First aid was administered at the beach and Garcia was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A gun was found at the scene, added Huntington Beach spokesperson Jennifer Carey.

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