Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Expected In Court Tuesday

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Accused bull slayer Jason Banegas is expected successful tribunal connected Tuesday aft being charged successful the decease of Hollywood constabulary Officer Yandy Chirino.

He is facing a fig of charges including archetypal grade murder, equipped burglary, artillery connected a instrumentality enforcement officer, and a carrying a concealed firearm violation.

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Banegas, 18, who Hollywood constabulary said has an extended transgression record, was quiescent arsenic helium transferred from the constabulary section to the Broward County Jail connected Monday evening.

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Chirino, 28, was fatally changeable Sunday evening portion helium and chap officers were responding to a ‘suspicious incident’ successful the 4000 artifact of North Hills Drive.

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Hollywood constabulary Office Yandy Chirino died aft being changeable successful the enactment of duty. (Source: Hollywood Police)

Police accidental they were responding to a idiosyncratic connected a bicycle pulling connected conveyance doorway handles and attempting to interruption into them. Immediately aft the shooting, respective officers rendered aid, but Chirino was pronounced dormant a abbreviated clip aboriginal astatine adjacent Memorial Regional Hospital.

“There are nary words that tin comfortableness the symptom that your household is feeling close now. And that symptom extends present with his brothers and sisters successful our department,” said Hollywood Police Chief Chris O’Brien connected Monday.

Monday afternoon, the body of the fallen officer and his household members were escorted successful a motorcycle led processional from the infirmary to the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office wherever constabulary officers from antithetic departments and Broward sheriff’s deputies were connected manus to grant him.

“To Officer Chirino’s family, we connection our deepest condolences. Your lad selflessly devoted his beingness to instrumentality enforcement. He was a large serviceman and volition permission a lasting interaction connected our community,” said O’Brien.

O’Brien said Chirino graduated from Coral Park Senior High successful Miami. He went connected to postgraduate from Florida International University successful 2015 with a bachelor of subject grade successful transgression justice.

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He had been with the section since 2017. He received 5 supervisor’s commendations and was selected arsenic the Officer of the Month for June of 2020.

CBSMiami.com Team

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