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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:01 pm

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2018/07 ... ader-joes/

Shooter is allegedly in his late teens, shot his grandmother, took police on a chase and is holding 20-30 hostages.

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Post by carlson1 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:11 pm

Appears a hostage was killed inside Trader Joe’s according to Fox News.
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Post by AndyC » Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:12 pm

Yeah, who needs a gun to go shopping?
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Post by bblhd672 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:02 pm

Trader Joe's employee, who died in hostage situation, killed by LAPD gunfire, chief says

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/07/24/tr ... -says.html
A bullet fired by the LAPD killed the Trader Joe’s employee who died during a hostage situation during the weekend, Chief Michael Moore said Tuesday at a news conference.

Ballistics tests show that a Los Angeles police officer fired the shot that struck and killed Melyda Corado, 27, during a shootout with an alleged hostage taker at the Silver Lake supermarket Saturday, Moore said.

Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was arrested on suspicion of murder after Corado died during the more than two-hour hostage situation before Moore revealed it was officer gunfire that killed Corado.
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Post by philip964 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:10 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:02 pm
Trader Joe's employee, who died in hostage situation, killed by LAPD gunfire, chief says

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/07/24/tr ... -says.html
A bullet fired by the LAPD killed the Trader Joe’s employee who died during a hostage situation during the weekend, Chief Michael Moore said Tuesday at a news conference.

Ballistics tests show that a Los Angeles police officer fired the shot that struck and killed Melyda Corado, 27, during a shootout with an alleged hostage taker at the Silver Lake supermarket Saturday, Moore said.

Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was arrested on suspicion of murder after Corado died during the more than two-hour hostage situation before Moore revealed it was officer gunfire that killed Corado.
Very sad to learn. I am however, pleased that the LAPD was honest and forthcoming in their tests. I’m not sure every Department is that forthcoming.

Prayers for her family.

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Post by C-dub » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:00 pm

I saw an alert earlier about the woman being killed by a round from one of the LAPD guys. Very very sad indeed. I also feel bad for the officer since I'm sure she wasn't his intended target and her death was accidental.

No doubt, they will charge Atkins with her death somehow. However, I'm also wondering if there will be any repercussions for the officer that fired the shot.
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Post by warnmar10 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:51 pm

C-dub wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:00 pm
I saw an alert earlier about the woman being killed by a round from one of the LAPD guys. Very very sad indeed. I also feel bad for the officer since I'm sure she wasn't his intended target and her death was accidental.

No doubt, they will charge Atkins with her death somehow. However, I'm also wondering if there will be any repercussions for the officer that fired the shot.
Are CA police weapons to be fitted with microstamping measures or is that only for the hoi polloi?

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