[UPDATED with Jason Erling Hallstrom Dies:] Travis Stuart Mock, Recovering from Second OC Officer-Involved Shooting, Has Company

Categories: Crime-iny
See Update No. 2 at the bottom of page 2 on Jason Hallstrom's death.

See Update No. 1 on page 2 with Travis Mock's not guilty plea.


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ORIGINAL POST, MARCH 18, 8 A.M.: It's pretty amazing to get shot by police in Orange County once and survive.

Travis Stuart Mock is now recovering from his second shooting at the hand of OC cops.

And this time he's got company!

The first time for Mock was February 2011, when Anaheim Police Officer Tim Schmidt rolled up to the 1000 block of South Rexford Lane around 5:40 a.m. to find the then-27-year-old Santa Ana resident standing in the street. For reasons not really explained at the time, Schmidt fired at Mock, who was injured, hospitalized and survived his wounds.

Police said at the time a brown bag containing mail from Rexford Lane residences was found next to Mock. That area of Anaheim Hills has been struck by mail thefts in recent weeks, and as an Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) report on the shooting later divulged, Schmidt lived on Rexford Lane.

Did that OCDA report clear the cop? Of course it did, portraying Mock as being high on meth and dressed in dark clothing as he walked quickly toward Schmidt, who though in full police uniform had pulled into his driveway in an unmarked police vehicle. Fearing he'd been followed from the police station or about to be robbed, Schmidt fired at Mock after the tatted stranger reached for a black object in his pocket, according to the OCDA, which concluded the object was a cell phone but cleared the cop nonetheless.

Travis S. Mock Shot by Cop One Day, Arrested the Next

Mock's hospitalization included surgery to repair bullet wounds in his small intestine and a stay in the ICU, but he apparently recovered enough that he could be shot by Santa Ana SWAT officers Friday.
 

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truelove_24
truelove_24

Anyone who has anything bad to say about the cops on this situation is obviously dumb and don't know who these guys are. 1 of these guys have spent most of his life in jail and does stupid shit all the time. I met him through an ex boyfriend and always talks about doing shit and laughs about it. People like this don't deserve to be on the street.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

Fact: Cowards Shoot First.


obbopp
obbopp

I would be a terrible cop.


As a non-cop I can barely tolerate the too-many ignorant scum infesting society.


And I DO wish that the cops wouldn't be so quick on the trigger since there ARE many decent folks.


Dealing with societal scum constantly is akin to battle fatigue.


It's a no-win scenario. We are living in a sick, perverted society lorded over by a few elites with enormous wealth and power.

smith-ebert.lp
smith-ebert.lp

It is unfortunate that society assumes that the press is printing articles of correct, factual information. The sad thing is that not only is the information in print incorrect, the journalists reporting are inferring their personal assertions in a story that should be reported unbiased. Articles of incidents portraying persons in a proven guilty manner have influenced Southern California. The comments posted below by persons who offer an opinion or statement based one-sided stories are proof that the system has failed. I too have an opinion: ignorant persons expressing uneducated comments should be eliminated by firing squad. Now I understand the fear expressed by society of the incoming generation and the leadership skills they lack. Please adhere to the advice of the wise, "when you lack something intelligent to say, remain silent.” Perfect example of the moronic persons that support the tactics and ethics of the SAPD.

smith-ebert.lp
smith-ebert.lp

It is unfortunate that society assumes that the press is printing articles of correct, factual information. The sad thing is that not only is the information in print incorrect, the journalists reporting are inferring their personal assertions in a story that should be reported unbiased. Articles of incidents portraying persons in a proven guilty manner have influenced Southern California. The comments posted below by persons who offer an opinion or statement based one-sided stories are proof that the system has failed. I too have an opinion: ignorant persons expressing uneducated comments should be eliminated by firing squad. Now I understand the fear expressed by society of the incoming generation and the leadership skills they lack. Please adhere to the advice of the wise, "when you lack something intelligent to say, remain silent.” Perfect example of the moronic persons that support the tactics and ethics of the SAPD.

mophisto.waltz
mophisto.waltz

Guess us white folk better head on down to Santa Ana so we can protest and riot like our Latino counterparts.....How dare the police do the job that they are supposed to do.... 

NancyS
NancyS

Now I realize that I was not there to witness the incident, but from the OCW description: "Hallstrom collided with a Nissan and both men got out and ran." From the OCR: "officers fired at and hit both men as they attempted to flee."

Agreed, running is not cool, but how on earth could this be construed as a reason to shoot and kill? Am I the only one who is starting to be more afraid of the police than the thugs?  

bob_lablaw96
bob_lablaw96

Some people just need shootin'!  Apparently, this guy is one of those people

Cottonwood
Cottonwood

I wish I had permission to shoot meth addicts who looked threatening. 

paullucas714
paullucas714 topcommenter

Im either missing it, or it is not reported in this article if and what charges were filed against the guy in the first incident where he was shot by police.

smith-ebert.lp
smith-ebert.lp

This reply is directed to TruLove24: You should really think about what you say before you post. Your boyfriends association with the person mentioned does not imply that you are any better in character, much less one to judge. You also know nothing about the other person or his character. He died for nothing more than helping a friend. You are ignorant and should educate yourself on all the facts before you speak. Please work on associating yourself with persons of higher quality and refrain from self-incriminating statements that show how stupid you really are.

Observer
Observer

It seems that the "news" writers just want to put something out there, whether or not it is true.  Hallstrom was NOT driving so how could he have collided with anything?

Observer
Observer

Seriously??  Come on, Bob. You are basing that opinion on a couple of paragraphs in a news article?

MatthewTCoker
MatthewTCoker topcommenter

@paullucas714Sorry, Paul, in the first incident Mock was arrested in his hospital bed on suspicion of theft of U.S. mail and possession of stolen property. It's mentioned if you follow the link to the 2011 story, but I forgot to note that here.

truelove_24
truelove_24

@smith-ebert.lp

Lmfao! The other guy killed had killed someone before. Before you start defending white trash losers, know your facts!!

Lajimmy
Lajimmy

And the perpretrators are ?

truelove_24
truelove_24

@smith-ebert.lp

Because my ex boyfriend was friends with this low life loser means I'm a low life loser?? Lmao. I think it's really amusing that your defending 2 people that are criminals, your a world class citizen arn't you?? And by the way we live in America I will say whatever the hell I want to, so get over it and keep defending 2 scum bags.

smith-ebert.lp
smith-ebert.lp

As I said before TrueLove, your associations with that group would require you to carry that title as well. Please elaborate with your know all information! Im certain you are a person of integrity and character; upon learning these facts, you confronted these individuals with your convictions, dumped your boyfriend, and was permitted to continue on your purity way with the "killers" information? Lmfao? Is that slang? Perhaps you are very gullible and are easily entertained with big, tall stories?  Please tell. Otherwise, lay off the crap and quit running your mouth. Exactly what was the point in offering your two cent information?

Lajimmy
Lajimmy

La policia es tu Raza Baboso!

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