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Unnamed man slayed by Azusa cop

“A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Azusa early Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The shooting occurred about 12:40 a.m., immediately after an attempted robbery of an adult store in the 500 block of South Citrus Avenue, Sgt. Pauline Panis said. The officer was on patrol when a store […]

The Vallejo community protests after cops shoot and kill Mario Romero, 23, and injure Joseph Johnson

“More than 150 people gathered for more than two hours to decry Vallejo’s latest fatal officer-involved shooting. In this one, 23-year-old Mario Romero, known as “Papaya” by friends, died before dawn Sunday and his brother-in-law, Joseph Johnson, 21, was shot through his hip and hospitalized. During the rally, the police department released information to the […]

California Highway Patrol spins out a car during a chase, shooting and killing Edwardo de Las Nieves, 31, and injuring a female passenger

“An officer-involved shooting in the Central Valley has left a 31-year-old man dead. Authorities say Edwardo De Las Nieves was a convicted auto thief who had recently left a San Joaquin County Jail facility when he was fatally shot near Lodi on Monday. According to Stockton police, the incident began when De Las Nieves was […]

Two separate shootings by cops reported in LA (8/29), no reason given for shootings, at least one victim dead

“Authorities are investigating two unrelated shootings within about a half-hour involving Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. One person was killed. The first shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of North Santa Fe Avenue in Compton, sheriff’s officials said. One man was treated at a hospital, they said. Then just before 6 […]

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 […]

Tina McClure shot by Chowchilla, CA cops – she had a toy gun

“A 45-year-old woman was shot and wounded by Chowchilla police Sunday night after she allegedly brandished a fake gun at two officers. Chowchilla police haven’t released the names of the officers involved in the incident. The woman has been identified as Tina McClure, a resident of the Chowchilla-Fairmead area. She is expected to survive. Both […]

Mike Mahoney shot and killed by cops in Oxnard, California

“It happened around 12:45 p.m. in the Historic District of Oxnard, not far from the homes of the Mayor and other elected officials Neighbors called police saying that a man named Mike Mahoney was on the 300 block of H street with a gun. At one point, they say the man, though to be in […]