The family took some small comfort in the fact that the church was packed to overflow. “We never knew our dad’s reach went that far,” said son Jeremy Mendoza.
Local officials Friday held a special meeting demanding answers after deputies shot and killed an innocent man last week.
Acting Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott Thursday confirmed that a deputy shot and killed an innocent Pico Rivera grandfather during a gun battle with a suspect.
“It’s going to be hard without him,” said Frank Mendoza, Jr.
Frank Sr., 54, was killed and his 60-year-old wife, Lorraine, was held hostage for more than eight hours before police stormed the home and killed Ramirez.