More law enforcement shooting deaths in Indio

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These happened at the end of June but somehow they slipped under our radar screen here at CopWatch IE. We don't have much information about these shootings, but we can share what we found in the corporate media:

http://www.pe.com/local-news/local-news-headlines/20120626-update-dead-i...

UPDATE: Dead in Indio shootings ID’d

BY STEVEN BARRIE STAFF WRITER sbarrie@pe.com
Published: 26 June 2012 04:39 PM

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Colton PD shoots and kills Tremayne Marshawn Williams, 27

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They are accusing this brother of driving a stolen car. They say he tried to ram them with the car, so they shot and killed him. Here's the story as reported in the corporate media:

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/inland_empire&id=87...

Stolen car suspect shot, killed by police in San Bernardino after chase through Colton
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

John Gregory

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Corona PD shoots and kills Eric Burbank, 28

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Corona PD. They were busy the last week of July. In this case, cops shot the young brother after they claim he pulled a gun out of his waistband. Apparently, some other folks are saying it was a BB gun. Another young life lost too soon. Here's the P-E article:

http://www.pe.com/local-news/breaking-news-headlines/20120726-corona-pol...

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Corona PD shoots and kills David Miguel Ventura, 34

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Corona PD shot and killed a man they say was involved in a "domestic dispute." They say he had a gun, but didn't mention anything about him pointing it at them or anything. Another brother lost long before his time. Here's the article:

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/inland_empire&id=87...

Gun-wielding suspect fatally shot by police in mobile home park pursuit
Friday, July 20, 2012

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Hemet police shoot and kill Rudy Arias, 27

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The Hemet PD is claiming the brother was suspected of trying to carjack someone. They claim he pointed a weapon at them as he was fleeing them, so they shot him ten times. Yet another case of law enforcement not valuing the lives of young men of color! Here are some links from the Press-Enterprise:

http://www.pe.com/local-news/riverside-county/hemet/hemet-headlines-inde...

HEMET: Police kill carjacking suspect

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Cuffed skateboarder is abused by police for skateboarding on the wrong side of the street.

"A young man was brutally pinned down and beaten by Los Angeles police for skateboarding on the wrong side of the road, leaving him with a broken nose, a broken cheekbone and a concussion. Ronald Weekley Jr., 20, had blood coming out of his mouth after four police officers punched him repeatedly in his face, even while he was pinned down with his arms behind his back. The young man had been cited with resisting arrest after driving his skateboard on the wrong side of the street in front of his house.

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