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.
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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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