The officer was not injured. and last updated 9:34 PM, Feb 27, 2020 CLARKDALE, AZ — A man was shot and killed by a Clarkdale police officer Thursday afternoon after a report of a domestic disturbance. Lord's mother was released from the hospital and will be OK, police said. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Police say Lord’s aggressive behavior continued against the officer, who used a Taser ineffectively against the suspect. [WATCH: Father shot and killed by Clarkdale police after beating his 4-year-old boy]. Lord, 33, is alleged to have fatally beaten his 4-year-old son prior to police arrival. Police continued to try to calm the suspect down, but he grabbed a knife and used to it to threaten officers. VIEW ALL NEWS. All rights reserved. police called to a domestic dispute at home. His father was shot and killed by officers who had responded to the scene. A 4-year-old child who was injured prior to the arrival of officers was flown to Flagstaff Medical Center for treatment. The man was pronounced dead at the scene while the Clarkdale officer was uninjured. Clarkdale Police Officers were dispatched to the home regarding reports of a domestic disturbance. Per protocol, Clarkdale Police Officer Carlos Godina responded to assist medical personnel. Additional information will be posted on the Town of Clarkdale website at www.clarkdale.az.gov when it becomes available. Officials say the shooting happened at approximately 3 p.m. at a home near 11th and Main streets. Clarkdale police shot and killed the father while responding to the incident. It really does.”. Tel: (928) 639- 2400. Charles Lieaie said he’s a grandpa himself and lives on the same block where this all happened. Lord also allegedly struck his 51-year-old mother in the head, fracturing her skull as well. Lord’s mother, 51, who was present during the incident, was also hospitalized due to injuries she allegedly received from Lord before police arrived. As per policy, the officer’s name will not be released for at least 48 hours. I want to make sure I get this part right, because if at some point in time you view the video, I want to be as transparent as possible. At the forum, many from the community expressed the traumatic emotions they felt from a grisly event in a normally quiet Clarkdale neighborhood. footer logo. Officers tried to deescalate the situation and deployed a Taser on Lord, but it was ineffective. The suspect would not comply. “Upon entering the house, he went to the child, and began providing medical attention to the child until ambulance and fire personnel arrived on scene.”. The town of Clarkdale is hosting a public forum to discuss the incident and provide mental health and support services for neighbors on Thursday, March 5, at the Clarkdale-Jerome School from 6 to 8 p.m., Florisi stated. While I can’t tell what he was thinking, I believe he most likely thought, ‘OK, I have him contained inside the house. He was attempting to make entry. During a confrontation with an adult male, an officer-involved shooting occurred involving a single Clarkdale Police Officer. Clarkdale PD to host public forum on officer-involved shooting Broken windows were a prominent feature of a Clarkdale home of Second South Street on Thursday, Feb. 27, … Officers provided medical attention to the boy, but he died a day later after suffering multiple skull fractures. Clarkdale Police Officer Michael Brundridge arrived and provided medical attention on the 4-year-old child until EMS arrived. “Officer Godina went into the living room. Godina reportedly attempted several times to deescalate the suspect, and at one point deployed his Taser. Nicole Florisi on Monday, March 2. He came after him with the electric guitar. A 4-year-old child was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center for treatment for injuries prior to the officer’s arrival. The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Cottonwood Journal Extra has since obtained the body camera footage and can verify Taylor’s account of the incident as accurate. The Taser was not effective, so Officer Godina continued to move toward the back of the house, along the side of the house and into the back, while the suspect continued to pursue him. During the encounter, Lord reportedly carried the guitar allegedly used to assault his son and mother. CLARKDALE, AZ — Police in Clarkdale, Arizona, say a 4-year-old boy died after he was injured in a domestic dispute that led to an officer-involved shooting last month. I’ll wait for backup.’ That’s when he was told there was a child injured inside the house, and he made the decision to go inside the residence. Police say a responding officer located an injured 4-year-old boy who had been repeatedly struck in the head with a guitar by his father, 33-year-old Joshua David Hernandez Lord. CLARKDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A 4-year-old boy has died from his injuries after Clarkdale police say his father severely beat him last Thursday. police called to a domestic dispute at home. “Officer Godina grabbed the tricycle — many of you who have watched the news have seen the tricycle on the front porch. No information was received that the injuries were the result of assaults. Clarkdale officials say the meeting will be held at Clarkdale-Jerome school and will “provide a platform for information sharing, education of trauma and resiliency, and available resources within the community.”. Godina used lethal force. Lord had allegedly struck his 51-year-old mother and 4-year-old child with a guitar prior to police arrival. The Clarkdale Police Department said the suspect, 33-year-old Joshua David Hernandez Lord, struck his son in the head, causing numerous skull fractures… Box 308. He found the suspect in the back part of the residence. When he heard shots fired he didn’t know who the shots came from, so he took cover and immediately entered the house. Lord, 33, is alleged to have fatally beaten his 4-year-old son prior to police arrival. “Just glad I didn’t see it because I would have done something,” said Lieaie. Copyright 2020 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Father shot, killed by Clarkdale police after beating 4-year-old son to death, Father shot and killed by Clarkdale police after beating his 4-year-old boy, Prop. You have permission to edit this article. The closest backup was an officer [School Resource Officer Mike Brundridge] at the school, and when he asked for backup, the officer didn’t respond code 3 immediately. A Clarkdale police officer shot and killed a man during a confrontation Thursday, the Clarkdale Police Department said in a press release. When he was on the porch, he encountered a disturbed individual by the name of Joshua Lord. Clarkdale Police released more details into last Thursday’s fatal officer involved shooting. Florisi. Nicole Florisi on Monday, March 2. He then allegedly “aggressed Officer Godina” according to Sgt. “At that point in time, Officer Brundridge was on scene. The person got elevated and continued to challenge Officer Godina. Chief Randy Taylor has asked the Department of Public Safety Officer Involved Shooting Team to handle the investigation. “We’re not as intrusive, but maybe we should have been, but there wasn’t anything we could do actually to stop it,” said Hudson. CLARKDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A 4-year-old boy has died from his injuries after Clarkdale police … The events rapidly unfolded and within minutes Godina discovered the injured boy. He said he was not home at the time this all went down but came home to a huge crime scene on his street Thursday. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Neighbors shared memories of Lord, his family and his son and expressed shock and horror that something like this could happen in what many described as a seemingly happy and healthy family. Sgt Nicole Florisi says the 4-year old boy injured in the domestic disturbance at 1424 Second South Street was pronounced deceased last Friday from severe head injuries. He actually put himself at risk by going into the living room, but the suspect was telling him this child was on the couch, and Officer Godina felt that he needed to check on the safety of the child. 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The department will hold a community meeting this upcoming Thursday to talk about what happened. domestic dispute that led to an officer-involved shooting last month. The officer was not injured. The name of the officer-involved and the suspect’s identity have not been released. “He responded — not code 3, just code 1, which is regular response — because medical had already been dispatched and were already on their way. The officer was then reportedly forced to use lethal force. I’ve been concerned.”. CLARKDALE, AZ — A man was shot and killed by a Clarkdale police officer Thursday afternoon after a report of a domestic disturbance. I say charged. It all started on Thursday, Feb. 27 at about 3 p.m. when Clarkdale police were called to a home near Main and 15th streets for reports of an injured person. The 4-year-old boy injured in the domestic disturbance where a man was shot and killed by a Clarkdale police officer on Thursday, Feb. 27, in the 1400 block of Second South and airlifted to Flagstaff Medical Center, was pronounced dead from severe head injuries on Friday, Feb. 28, according to a press release issued by Sgt. A suspect who brutally assaulted his 4-year-old son and 51-year-old mother with a guitar at a home in a northern Arizona town was shot and killed by officers last week, police announced Monday. He was at the back of the house. Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm. Copyright 2020 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). Further details on the shooting investigation will be released by DPS when it becomes available. Lord allegedly struck his son in the head causing numerous skull fractures prior to police arrive. The 911 calls did not convey the severity of the incident nor the extent of the injuries. The suspect, 33-year old Joshua David Hernandez-Lord, struck his son in the head causing numerous skull fractures. Godina was responding to a medical call to which local medical personnel were also dispatched. 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