“Oscar was shot four times in the back coming from behind,” said Ramirez family attorney Ron Kaye, “and one time in the side.”
As the public increasingly scrutinizes deadly police shootings of black men and the alleged abuse of force, the family of a man fatally shot by deputies in Compton this summer is filing a wrongful death lawsuit.
The shooting occurred just before 7 p.m. Saturday on the 1100 block of 75th Street.
Noel Aguilar, 23, was shot by police in May of this year. Jesse Delgadillo, 24, was shot in April 2013.
The family of a 23-year-old man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy filed a $10 million federal civil right lawsuit against the deputy and the county Thursday.
Authorities have identified a man who was fatally shot following a two-hour standoff prompted by a deputy-involved shooting.
Activists marched in the hundreds on the streets of South L.A. Thursday to protest what they are calling the unjust police shootings of unarmed black men across the nation.
The protesters also marched around various downtown streets chanting for justice and answers.
Authorities Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding an overnight deputy-involved shooting.
A man suspected of wounding a deputy in a shooting in Walnut Park has been shot and killed by deputies, it was reported Saturday.
An armed parolee was killed and his hostage freed after the man waged an 8-hour standoff with deputies from a Pico Rivera home.
Chris Miller recorded the frightening ordeal on his Smartphone.
The family of an aspiring TV producer mistakenly shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies is suing the department.
A SWAT standoff ended in a fatal deputy-involved shooting early Tuesday morning.
Later, investigators say the suspect grabbed a second knife and started moving toward the deputies, who fired.