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Eyewitness: Man didn’t drop weapon, didn’t charge at officers before shooting

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Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014 12:37 pm

An eyewitness who claimed to have seen two Lodi police officers shoot and kill a man Saturday morning said the man did not obey orders to put down his weapons, but also did not charge at officers before they opened fire.

Two officers, one a 22-year veteran and another a 15-year veteran, responded to a call of a disturbance on Elderica Way, west of Lower Sacramento Road, in Lodi at 9:06 a.m. Near the home, officers were confronted by Parminder Singh Shergill, 43, armed with a knife, according to Lt. Sierra Brucia of the Lodi Police Department.

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2 comments:

  • Bob Silvano posted at 4:23 pm on Tue, Jan 28, 2014.

    Bob Silvano Posts: 145

    Yeah, good luck getting the truth from this investigation!

     
  • Doug Chaney posted at 2:18 pm on Mon, Jan 27, 2014.

    advocate Posts: 501

    Why not tasers LPD?

     
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