Gabriel San Román is at a press conference right now by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackackaus in which the DA has ruled that last year's killing of Manuel Angel Diaz by the Anaheim Police Department was justified.
"It is our legal opinion that the evidence does not support a finding
of criminal culpability on the part of Officer [Nick] Bennallack," Rackauckas said. "There is significant evidence that the
officer's actions were reasonable and justified under the
This, despite the fact Diaz was unarmed and facing away from the police officer.
The death of Diaz, of course, caused a hella lot unrest last summer and thrust Anaheim into an uncomfortable national spotlight for having such a clueless establishment.
More details as they come…
- The Anaheim Police Shooting Archives
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- "He's Still Alive!" Video Emerges of Immediate Aftermath of Anaheim Police Killing of Manuel Diaz