Timestamp8/26/14 16:34
Date Searched10-Nov-12
StateCA - California
CityPalm Springs
Victim NameAllen DeVillena
Victim's Age22
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginHispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired6
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
SummaryTwo bike officers heard yelling in a parking garage about 2 am. When confronted they recognized the driver of the car as an earlier suspect for disorderly conduct. The police officers instructed the victim to turn off the car but instead he took off and hit one officer with the other officer partially in the passenger window. both officers shot and killed the victim. The article notes "A witness to the shooting, Lesley Lynn Diggins, has sworn in federal court that DeVillena never struck an officer with his car, nor was he driving at an officer when they opened fire. Diggins has said the officers were "murderers," and the shooting was "malicious.""
Source Linkhttp://www.desertsun.com/story/news/crime_courts/2014/08/05/allan-devillena-palm-springs-police-shooting/13625427/
Was the Shooting Justified?3
Date of Incident11/10/12
Results Page Number1
County StateRiverside CA - California