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LAPD Officers Will Not Be Charged in Fatal 2015 Shooting of Woman They Say Had a Knife

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has got to go.

Although the Los Angeles Police Commission found fault with the way LAPD Officers Samuel Briggs and Antonio McNeely handled themselves in the shooting of Norma Guzman, the prosecutors will not be filing criminal charges against the two officers.

This is disgraceful.

A memo from the district attorney’s office that was made public Wednesday outlines the facts of the case and concludes that Police Officers Samuel Briggs and Antonio McNeely had reason to fear for their lives and “acted in lawful self-defense and defense of others.”

Source: LAPD Officers Will Not Be Charged in Fatal 2015 Shooting of Woman They Say Had a Knife

LAPD Releases Video Surveillance Video in Carnell Snell Shooting

The 45-second clip, which LAPD posted to its YouTube channel, shows a suspect reported to be Carnell Snell Jr in a shopping center. The young man paces back and forth in front of shops before crouching down behind an SUV. An object believed to be a handgun is removed from his waistband. The young man hesitates, then puts the item back in his waistband and runs along the walkway in front of the shops in the center before turning down a path out of view of the cameras. A few seconds later, an officer can be seen following him on foot.

Source: LAPD Releases Video Surveillance Video in Carnell Snell Shooting

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