A person who was shot by a California Freeway Patrol officer earlier this week after he allegedly charged on the lawman with a knife on Interstate 805 in Lincoln Park pleaded not responsible Wednesday to costs that embody assault on a police officer.
Jose Manuel Murillo Jr., 28, is accused of pulling over behind an officer who had stopped a special driver on northbound Interstate 805 at Imperial Avenue at about 7:45 a.m. Monday.
Based on the CHP, the officer noticed Murillo was holding a knife. Murillo then allegedly exited his automobile and charged on the officer whereas holding the blade, prompting the officer to open fireplace. The capturing led to a shutdown of all northbound lanes till early Monday afternoon.
The title of the officer has not been launched, however the CHP stated he has been with the division for over 5 years.
Murillo was hospitalized with non-life-threatening accidents and entered his pleas from a hospital mattress Wednesday afternoon. He might be booked into county jail with out bail as soon as he’s discharged from the hospital.
Together with the assault rely, Murillo is charged with brandishing a weapon and resisting arrest. If convicted of all costs, he faces as much as 5 years in state jail.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.