The former Marine who killed his father and stepmother in front of his 11-year-old sister and then livestreamed the aftermath gave a chilling jailhouse interview, in which he claimed his dad was accused of sexual abuse.
Irvin Hernandez Flores, 23, calmly advised San Francisco’s KTVU he had no intention of gunning down his father, Jose Hernandez, and stepmom, Yessenia Soto Hernandez, when he went over to the household’s Bayview, San Francisco house drunk and closely armed final Saturday.
He advised the information channel he walked into their bed room in the darkish as they slept and his father lunged at him.
‘Once I emptied the clip I turned on the lights and I see him on the ground. And after that I see his struggling and I simply stopped his struggling,’ Flores stated.
When requested if he shot his father once more, the previous soldier flatly responded, ‘Yes, ma’am.’
In the interview on Thursday in the San Francisco County Jail the place he is being held, he stated he had no intention of murdering his stepmom.
Irvin Hernandez Flores, 23, pictured in jail, gunned down his father and stepmother in their mattress final Saturday
The former Marine’s father, Jose Hernandez, and stepmom, Yessenia Soto Hernandez, pictured right here, have been asleep in mattress when Flores barged in and shot them each
Flores stated he was drunk on the time and closely armed, however had no intention of killing anybody
‘She was in the crossfire,’ he stated ‘I did not have any intentions to take care of her.’
Flores admitted he was offended at his dad, choking again tears through the interview when he spoke about his shattered dream of turning into a SWAT group sniper on the San Francisco Police Department.
‘All my life I needed to do good for my household, however my father, he killed my goals,’ he stated.
Flores, seen right here, manically livestreamed the bloody aftermath of the shooting along with his 11-year-old sister nonetheless in the home
He served 4 years in the Marine Corps earlier than being honorably discharged. He was in the method of making use of for the SFPD. It’s unclear how his father interfered.
The former soldier additionally stated a relative had lately accused his dad of sexual abuse. Flores admitted that his reminiscence of the evening was hazy as a result of he was intoxicated.
Flores stated he was drunk and legally armed when he burst into the house (pictured) of his father and stepmother in their bed room earlier than killing them each
‘I do not bear in mind a lot, however the gun was legally mine,’ he stated.
He livestreamed the bloody aftermath in a profanity-laced broadcast in which he seems manic.
‘Where’d my little sister go?’ he is heard saying gleefully after the double murder, referring to his adolescent sibling.
Flores advised the station that his livestream was a method to say goodbye to his surviving relations as a result of he could also be in jail for a very long time.
Flores stated he had hoped to affix the San Francisco Police Department SWAT group as a sniper
Flores spent 4 years in the Marine Corps earlier than he was honorably discharged
After emptying his 20-round clip, Flores stated that he helped his little sister name 911.
‘She wasn’t crying. She was shocked. She wanted my assist to get in contact with emergency,’ he stated.
Again he grew to become emotional when he talked about his household, apologizing to them and his little sister for taking away her mom.
‘I need to apologize. I did not completely need to do that,’ Flores advised he information station. ‘Our heavenly father is aware of I did not do that with the intent to kill my father – particularly my sister’s mother who had nothing to do with this.’
Flores stated he plans to plead not responsible to the homicide of his father and stepmom as a result of he had no intention of killing them.