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Cebu : Philippines | 2 years ago
Skooter reporting 07/26/12 Genevieve Huizar, mother of Manuel Diaz who was shot by Anaheim police officers said Wednesday, she did not want them to become her son’s legacy...
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Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has called for an independent probe into a fatal police shooting and has asked the state Attorney General's office get involved in the case. "Transparency is essential," Tait said during a Sunday press conference at the Anaheim Police Department headquarters at which some 70 protesters stormed the lobby. "The investigation will seek the truth and whatever the truth is, we will own it." The press conference came as a protest over a police shooting Saturday in Anaheim resumed into a second day Sunday. Demonstrators -- including members of Occupy Orange County -- stood outside the Anaheim Police Department headquarters and shouted "No Justice! No Peace!" The protest was the latest in a series that began Saturday night when some in the group threw rocks and bottles at police and set a trash bin on fire before three people were detained and the turmoil was quelled. Anaheim Police Chief John Welter said the crowd was incited by gang members in the crowd. "It's not uncommon for people in a large crowd to be back deep in the crowd, inciting violence against the police," he said. "In this case, that appeared to be what was happening." One man was identified by a gang detective as a known gang member. As police attempted to arrest him for inciting the crowd, the crowd began to rush officers, wjp fired pepper balls and non-lethal rounds to break up the crowd. "It appeared as though they were going to try to take the prisoner and get the prisoner free from the <b>...</b>
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