Los Angeles News
Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Man Sparks Protest
By Robert Meyers
Dec 4, 2012 - 12:20:49 PM

LOS ANGELESOn Monday night, a monthly meeting of the Compton Anti-Crime Committee was taken over by a group of concerned citizens who sternly questioned representatives from the Los Angeles Shefiff’s Deptartment, FBI, and Office of Independent Review regarding the fatal shooting of Jose de la Trinidad.
Jose de la Trinidad, (Credit: wepay.com -Jose De La Trinidad Memorial Fund)

The 36-year old was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies after allegedly reaching for his waste-band upon exiting the passenger seat of a vehicle. The incident occurred following a short lived pursuit, police say.

While FBI called the shooting a “tragedy," no promises were made regarding an investigation into the shooting. Theagents present at the meeting were from the bureau’s sex-crimes unit and are scheduled to put on a presentation about child prostitution for the concerned community. 

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