Stiff Charges for Man Firing A Nail Gun At Police During Five-Hour Standoff

Stiff Charges for Man Firing A Nail Gun At Police During Five-Hour Standoff

EL SERENO – LAPD Officers arrived on-scene in response to an altercation at a home where Bruce Edward Stiff (dob 2/22/61) was causing a disturbance with a nail gun.

Not only were windows and items in the house damaged in the May 13th shootout, but Stiff fired at officers and a woman who lived in the home. A five-hour standoff ensued.

Finally, police arrested the nail-gun shooter. LA DA Prosecutors said the defendant faces up to 30 years in state prison if convicted as charged.

“Stiff is charged in case BA477829 with four counts of assault upon a peace officer with a weapon likely to produce great bodily injury, two counts of resisting executive officer, one count of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of vandalism causing damage over $400, all felonies,” said Paul Eakin. Additionally, “the complaint includes allegations that Stiff was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon in June 2015 in Los Angeles County.”

Prosecutors are recommending bail be set at $365,000. The LAPD, Hollenbeck Division is conducting the ongoing investigation.

Stiff Charges for Man Firing A Nail Gun At Police During Five-Hour Standoff was last modified: May 17th, 2019 by admin
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