SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — A funeral service was held Tuesday for bounty hunter and former United States Marine James Black, who was killed earlier this month while pursuing a fugitive.
Black was killed at a Moreno Valley hotel on Dec. 4 while confronting alleged fugitive 41-year-old Chad James Green of Riverside with the intent of taking him into custody.READ MORE: 4 Arrests Made In Connection With Lakewood Flash Mob Burglary Of Home Depot
While confronting Green, Black was shot and was rushed to a local hospital where he died.READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
Green was killed days after Black’s death in a deputy-involved shooting at a San Bernardino hotel. Black was laid to rest at the Riverside National Cemetery.MORE NEWS: Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton Artistic Director And Off-White Founder, Dies Of Cancer At 41
The husband and father of five was remembered as warm, friendly, and a role model. A GoFundMe account was made to support Black’s family.