The officers riddled the women’s blue pickup with bullets in the 19500 block of Redbeam Avenue. Carranza was also hit, according to attorney Glen T. Jonas, and received stitches to a finger.
“The problem with the situation is it looked like the police had the goal of administering street justice and in so doing, didn’t take the time to notice that these two older, small Latina women don’t look like a large black man,” Jonas said.
Dorner is black, 6 feet tall and weighs 270 pounds.
Yeah, that’s just the lawyer talking for the cameras before the huge lawsuit. The story I read yesterday was that the cops were standing security for one of the more important Only Ones in the early morning when this truck drove slowly past without lights. Which is what newspaper carriers do. That was all the evidence the cops needed to unload their “personal defense weapons” into the back of the truck. I’ve a feeling the department will try hard to keep the disciplinary hearings quiet. I’ve a feeling it’ll fail.
The expression “good enough for government work” never seemed so apt.