Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Jack Williams was assigned to the Narcotics Bureau at the time of his murder. In a joint effort of several agencies, Deputy Jack Williams participated in serving a search warrant for illegal narcotics. Officers knocked on the door of the location, but no one answered. The officers/deputies heard noises inside, and fearing evidence was being destroyed, forced entry. Deputy Esquival entered first, saw a man with a shotgun, and jumped to the side. The suspect fired, hitting Deputy Williams who was thrown backwards and pulled away by assisting officers. Deputy Esquival shot the suspect as he ran away. Deputy Williams died from his wounds.