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Timestamp8/22/14 9:06
Date Searched3-Mar-11
StateCA - California
CountyLos Angeles
CitySouth Los Angeles
Victim NameRoger Christopher Williams
Victim's Age41
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Unarmed
WeaponHandgun
Summaryhttp://An LAPD statement says the man got out of his car, waved a gun and screamed obscenities before putting the weapon on the car roof. Police say Williams then walked toward officers, still spouting obscenities, ignored orders to stop and reached for his waistband. An officer with a rifle shot him several times. http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/03/04/man-killed-in-officer-involved-shooting-in-south-la/ Police recovered one semi-automatic handgun from the crime scene. http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2011/08/12/roger-christopher-williams-la-homicide-no-49-man-fatally-shot-by-police-after-screaming-and-waving-gun-at-officers
Source Linkhttp://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/03/04/man-killed-in-officer-involved-shooting-in-south-la/
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?2
County StateLos Angeles CA - California
Year2011