As officer-involved shootings go, the killing of Francisco Garcia at a Norwalk gas station in 2016 received little media attention and sparked few, if any, street protests. But Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey decided this shooting merited extraordinary action,
L.A. County sheriff’s deputy charged with voluntary manslaughter in first on-duty shooting prosecution in nearly 20 years
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been charged with voluntary manslaughter, marking the first time a law enforcement officer in Los Angeles County has been prosecuted for an on-duty shooting in nearly 20 years.