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Timestamp8/23/14 2:24
Date Searched3-Dec-11
StateCA - California
CountyMerced
CityMerced
Victim NameVang Thao
Victim's Age21
Victim's GenderMale
RaceAsian
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Unarmed
WeaponUnarmed
Summaryresponded to a complaint about a man brandishing a gun, heard an argument between two men. cops then heard a gun being loaded, entered the premises, told men to drop the weapon. man pointed weapon at cops, cops opened fire. one man killed- the other wounded.
Source Linkhttp://www.mercedsunstar.com/2013/04/30/2980443/four-arrested-after-merced-shooting.html
Name of Officer or Officersofficers Eduardo Chavez and James Lodwick
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?1
County StateMerced CA - California
Year2011