The Huntington Park Police in California confirmed in a statement: several representatives (did not specify the number) were given administrative and salary leave until the investigations are complete.
The incident occurred a week ago, but video is showing in the last few hoursHow does a man armed with a large knife escape from two cops pointing guns at him as he tries to run, dragging his half-amputee legs?trying to stand in his wheelchair.
Although not detected in the video, finally the policeman shot the man -identified by his family as 36-year-old Anthony Lowe- and died instantly.
The case has a lot to do with the death in early January of African-American Tire Nichols, who died after being beaten by Police, who was stopped by police for alleged traffic violations.
Again, Lowe’s family also requested that what happened be investigated and a possible case of police harassment analyzed.as alleged against Nichols, whose funeral was held Wednesday in Memphis in the presence of Vice President Kamala Harris.
This Thursday, the President of the United States, Joe BidenMet with black lawmakers at the White House to discuss how to reform police After Nichols’ death, his brutal beating was recorded by numerous security cameras.
As described by Huntington Park Police, the Lowe affair began after officers arrived to assist a person who suffered “a life-threatening stab wound that resulted in lung collapse and internal bleeding.”
He described the attacker as a black man who got out of his wheelchair. “Without provocation, he ran up to the victim and stabbed him in the side with a meat ax.and then he escaped in his wheelchair.
Police found the suspect a few blocks away and stopped him, but ignored the agents’ orders and threatened them with a knife.
used cops It was said that they tried to neutralize the suspect with 2 stun guns, but were unsuccessful and the threats continued, “a fire was opened involving an officer”.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was shot in the upper part of his torso and died at the scene.
“The way they killed my son, they killed him in a wheelchair with no legs,” Anthony Lowe’s mother, Dorothy Lowe, demanded justice for her son at a news conference on Monday.
Refusing to discuss the man’s alleged involvement, family and community members asked Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon to file a criminal complaint against the police involved.
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