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Christopher Shull, 25, of Anaheim, shot and killed in his car for “backing up at a high rate of speed” at officers

“Christopher Shull, 25, of Anaheim was shot around 3 a.m. Tuesday and pronounced dead at the scene on Palo Verde Avenue near Artesia Boulevard, said Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Irys Alvarez. No officers were injured, said Alvarez. Sheriff’s Lt. Dave Coleman said Fullerton officers began chasing the sport utility vehicle around 2:40 a.m. after […]

Everywhere, there are more cops shooting more people

In July 2012, with more than half the year over, police departments around the nation suddenly realized that their cops were shooting people at alarming and in many cases unprecedented rates. Here is a collection of articles about police departments trying to make sense of the carnage they have inflicted in the year 2012 in […]

In Anaheim, third officer involved shooting in a week takes place – unclear if anyone was hit

“A burglary investigation in Anaheim resulted in an officer-involved shooting when a suspect drove his car at an officer today, but the target of the gunfire escaped and it was not clear if he was struck. It was the third officer-involved shooting in Anaheim in less than a week. Two fatal shootings on Saturday and […]

Anaheim police shot and killed another Latino man, Joel Acevedo, 24 hours after killing Manuel Diaz

Family friends tell the Weekly that the man shot and killed by Anaheim police late Sunday night is Joel Acevedo of Anaheim. Facebook Acevedo, at right I found out about this via Facebook, as the mother of Acevedo is a friend of mine. After posting about the earlier melees, the mother (whose name I won’t […]

Anaheim police murder Manuel Diaz, 24, prompting community response

“The shooting victim, identified by family members as 24-year-old Manuel Diaz, was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 7 p.m. Saturday after being shot in the alley a few blocks northeast of downtown Anaheim. Welter said the man was shot after the officers observed him leaning against a vehicle talking to two men in […]

Enraging video footage – Anaheim cops rampage on a neighborhood; after collective neighborhood response, police shot and sicked dogs at a crowd of locals – small children were attacked

“Chaos and violence in the streets of Anaheim. Anaheim Police firing rubber bullets confront a crowd of terrified children, parents, and angry residents near La Palma and Acacia. Then one officers unleashes a snarling police dog which attacks a mother holding her child and this bystander.” “Now out here there were dozens of people who […]

Cops go nuts in Anaheim, sicking a dog on bystanders and firing tear gas and beanbags at a crowd

First off, yo. No.   “As officers were investigating what happened at the scene, Dunn said an angry group of people began yelling and throwing bottles at them. He said that as officers detained several people, the crowd advanced on officers so they fired tear gas and beanbag rounds at them. Video captured by a […]