[UPDATED: DA Seeks Photos From Witnesses] Anaheim Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Crowd After Officer-Involved Shooting
|Screenshot of CBS-KCAL video showing Anaheim Police firing rubber bullets at residents|
ANOTHER MAN SHOT AND KILLED BY ANAHEIM POLICE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
WATCH VIDEO OF IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH OF ANAHEIM POLICE SHOOTING DIAZ TO DEATH HERE.
ORIGINAL POST, JULY 21, 10:08 P.M. A chaotic scene erupted in an Anaheim neighborhood on Saturday night when police fired
Here's the Channel 2 report:
The Orange County Register reported the crowd was throwing rocks and bottles at police. However, several residents told CBS the police created the disturbance by overreacting to the gathering and shooting at residents, including women holding their children in front of their homes. The CBS video shows an officer shooting toward the direction of two children. A dumpster was reportedly moved into the intersection by residents where its contents were burned later in the night.
According to the Register, two patrol officers driving down an alley in the 600 block of North Anna Drive saw three men standing near a vehicle at about 4 p.m. The three men ran away when the officers tried to make contact with them and an officer-involved shooting occured, Sgt. Bob Dunn told the Register. The man has been reported to
|Diaz, with his daughter, in an undated photo|
Tensions have been rising in Anaheim over the increase of officer-involved shootings in the city.
A group of protesters have been demonstrating outside of the Anaheim Police Department on a weekly basis against the use excessive deadly force by the department.
UPDATE, July 22, 8:47 A.M. Gustavo here. We're going to put up user-submitted video as we get it. The following two are taken from the evening, after the already infamous storming of the barrio. This first one is from the corner of Habor Boulevard and La Palma Avenue, about a mile away from the neighborhood where Diaz was killed:
And another, this one on La Palma Avenue just next to St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church, just down the street from the police attack: