Huntington Beach Shooting Death of Ronnie Andrew Garcia – Obituary
45-year-old Ronnie Andrew Garcia has died in a fatal Huntington Beach police shooting that occurred on Saturday, September 25, 2021. It occurred when Ronnie failed to comply with orders to drop an object he was holding which resembled a gun.
Officers arrived at the beach on reports of a man holding a gun. They found Ronnie holding an object under a white cloth. When he refused to drop the object, he was shot once in the abdomen.
While on the ground, he attempted to reach for the object, prompting officers to fire more rounds at him. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officers later found a gun at the scene.
The whole encounter was captured on video.
Investigations into the shooting are still ongoing.