Skip to comments.911 Caller Pleads Guilty to False Report That Led to Police Shooting of Unarmed Teenager
Posted on 06/18/2013 10:42:56 PM PDT by Altariel
19-year-old Kendrec McDade was shot multiple times by police in Pasadena last March while fleeing. Cops continued to shoot when they mistook their own shots for shots from the suspect. Police say they believed McDade had a gun based on his behavior during the foot chase (holding his waistband) and on a 911 call reporting as much. The 911 caller, Oscar Carillo, was arrested on an involuntary manslaughter charge a month after the shooting after admitted to lying about being robbed at gunpoint in order to elicit a faster police response. Federal immigration authorities also asked that he be detained longer because he was a previously deported illegal immigrant.
The District Attorney eventually ruled the shooting justified in December, based on the police officers fear for their lives and their belief they were acting in self-defense, while declining to prosecute Carillo on the manslaughter charge. Nothing came of the federal immigration hold either and Carillos now pled guilty to providing a false report and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 90 days of community service, and assessed a $3,000 fine.
The father of Kendrec McDade is pursuing a federal lawsuit against the Pasadena police department, and alleges being roughed up in retaliation for the suit during a search of his home in the course of a stolen property investigation.
“they believed McDade had a gun based on his behavior during the foot chase (holding his waistband)”
I would hazard a guess - saggy pants make it hard to run.
Is this an example “Swatting”?
Under that explanation these fu*k-ups should have been shooting themselves. Fire discipline is a mark of professionalism. But jurisdictions won't demand it as long as some district attorney or judge justifies every reckless shooting spree.
I blame Obama.
Police say they believed McDade had a gun based on his behavior during the foot chase (holding his waistband)
Prolly trying to hold his britches up.
Manslaughter for the caller and fire the cops, at a minimum.
That is what I suspect as well.
Surprise! The world is full of evil that runs rampant and goes scot free. On THIS side of eternity.
Yep, just another illegal alien helping to murder an American citizen. I hope the father sues the sh*t out of this moron, the cops and the city’s sanctuary policies that made him possible. He didn’t pull the trigger, but he had a direct hand in the shooting.
My guess is that shield laws keep any court from accepting such a suit.
I don’t doubt it, thanks for the info.
But it won't happen again. I promise. If you'll just pass the amnesty bill for the illegal aliens this will be the last crime they'll ever commit. I promise they'll morph into absolutely model citizens and more than pull their weight in our society. No more crime, no more crime...just pass the bill and you'll see.
This article does an excellent job of taking a snapshot of our current culture and everything wrong with it. Nothing good will come from any of this.
[sincerity, average] Only the police and military have the training to be trusted to carry guns. [/sincerity]
That is assuming the cops didn’t go gun crazy and are now making up excuses. Cops have learned the right things to say after shooting someone. Including “he reached for his waistband.”
Note, it is a claim that requires no evidence.