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Timestamp8/23/14 15:54
Date Searched1-Mar-12
StateCA - California
CountyLos Angeles
CityLa Mirada
Victim NameFrank Martinez
Victim's Age27
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginHispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired20
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Unarmed
WeaponUnarmed
SummaryLAPD and an FBI agent came to serve an arrest warrant. Frank Martinez slipped out the back door and got onto the roof. The police shot him many times (I counted at least 20 shots on the video, likely more). They claimed that he had fired at them with his own gun, but no gun was recovered either on his body or on the crime scene. They later changed the story to say that he pointed his finger and thumb at them in a gun motion. The family got a lawyer to push a wrongful death case, but I can't find any new information.
Source Linkhttp://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Police-Shooting-Victims-Family-Seeks-Legal-Action-La-Mirada-142003023.html
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?1
NameKent Haines
County StateLos Angeles CA - California
Year2012