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Near Riot Breaks Out After Officer-Involved Shooting In Anaheim
CBS) ^ | July 21, 2012 9:53 PM | Jay Jackson

Posted on 07/22/2012 9:45:33 AM PDT by BenLurkin

A suspect was wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Anaheim Saturday and a protest about that shooting later turned into a near riot.

The shooting took place in the 600 block of N. Anna Drive just after 4 p.m.

Residents, protesting what they say is an increased police violence against them in the community, started the near riot on nearby La Palma.

Jay Jackson, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, said the scene was chaotic. More than six hours later, he said residents were still out in the streets protesting the shooting.

The residents blocked off a street and set fire to at least one dumpster.

Earlier in the day, police in riot gear, fired rubber bullets into the crowd. Several protesters lifted their shirts to show large red welts on their torsos and backs. Residents told Jackson that police overreacted and created the disturbance.

One man said, “They just started shooting.”

Police also set a K-9 officer on one woman and a bystander they said were agitating the situation.

Said Susan Lopez, “I had my baby with me. My baby! The dog scratched me and then grabbed me.” She added, “They shot at me while I was holding a baby!” Another woman yelled, “They just shot at us, they shot at a little kid, too.”

According to police, two patrol officers observed three male suspects in an alley.

Police said the suspects tried to flee on foot when a chase ensued.

The shooting reportedly occurred after one of the officers encountered one of the suspects in a courtyard.

The shooting took place in the 700 block of N. Anna.

The suspect, condition unknown, was taken to UCI Medical Center. Neighbors identified the man as “Stomper.”

No officers were injured.

The other two suspects are at-large.

Anaheim Police Sgt. Bob Dunn said, “What exactly led to the shooting, we don’t know. We’re still investigating. But a shooting did occur. And the male was taken to a hospital.”

Authorities said the circumstances regarding the shooting were under investigation by members of the gangs unit and Orange County District Attorney’s office.

Four people told Jackson that police offered to buy their cell phone video.


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Sounds like an actual riot to me.
1 posted on 07/22/2012 9:45:39 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin
Neighbors identified the man as “Stomper.”

Sounds like a Dodgers fan.

2 posted on 07/22/2012 9:47:11 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

Anaheim has become a huge problem out here. Not sure how a police officer can believe his life is in danger when someone is running away either.

I read a report once that only one percent of police officers ever pull out their gun in a 30 year career - let alone fire it - I am not sure what todays numbers are but we have a huge number of police shows on tv these days showing shootings weekly - this has to have some effect on leo’s.


3 posted on 07/22/2012 9:51:05 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: BenLurkin

Had they been drinking too much near-beer?


4 posted on 07/22/2012 9:51:05 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (If Bill Ayers had a son, he'd look like James Holmes.)
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To: BenLurkin

What sort of person goes outside with a baby during a riot? I seriously hope Child Welfare investigates this.


5 posted on 07/22/2012 9:51:30 AM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: BenLurkin
Stomper sounds like someone Charles Bronson's looking for.
6 posted on 07/22/2012 9:54:12 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: BenLurkin
Earlier in the day, police in riot gear, fired rubber bullets into the crowd. Several protesters lifted their shirts to show large red welts on their torsos and backs.

Should it have been gunshot wounds instead? Behave like civilized humans and you'll not have to deal with the pain.

7 posted on 07/22/2012 9:54:31 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: BenLurkin
Four people told Jackson that police offered to buy their cell phone video.

And why would they want that? Hmmmm...

No chance it would get lost by accident I'm sure.

8 posted on 07/22/2012 9:54:55 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: BenLurkin
Said Susan Lopez, “I had my baby with me. My baby!

I guess it was "Take Your Daughter to the Drive-By" Day.

9 posted on 07/22/2012 9:56:41 AM PDT by montag813
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To: BenLurkin

Like many cities in Southern California they are gang littered. California is about ready to explode and it will not be the only shooting and not just by the police.


10 posted on 07/22/2012 9:59:14 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: BenLurkin

So will ABC report this as a ‘Tea Party’ Rally?


11 posted on 07/22/2012 10:00:30 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: BenLurkin

Why can’t people follow the Police’s orders whe then say to move or disperse?


12 posted on 07/22/2012 10:11:13 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: the invisib1e hand
cerveza proxima
13 posted on 07/22/2012 10:11:51 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Beaten Valve
Because this the land of the free, and the home of the brave, and not a police state.

/johnny

14 posted on 07/22/2012 10:16:09 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: edcoil

“Not sure how a police officer can believe his life is in danger when someone is running away either.”

Answer: Bad guys carry guns. Some bad guys who carry guns run from the police. When bad guys, who carry guns, can’t outrun the police, they use those guns against the police.


15 posted on 07/22/2012 10:16:55 AM PDT by old school
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To: BenLurkin
hmm ~ been in the neighborhood ~ looped around N. Anna getting lost going to the Richard Nixon library.

So, Saturday afternoon, nice warm day, and the cops got frisky or what?

16 posted on 07/22/2012 10:18:45 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BenLurkin
those pesky Amish again?

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17 posted on 07/22/2012 10:22:22 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: BenLurkin
Sadly at one time I would have rock solid behind the police....not anymore

Firing rubber bullets into a crowd of people: women and child ???

Are you serious ?

In the last several years the police have slowly getting more and more thug-like ...

I am not saying the shooting was not justified...who knows, but we have seen far too many police actions completely escalated beyond normal

18 posted on 07/22/2012 10:23:50 AM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Elle Bee

Don’t think so, amigo.


19 posted on 07/22/2012 10:27:36 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Popman
So-Cal police departments are more diverse today than ever before.
20 posted on 07/22/2012 10:28:50 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Popman

Sadly, I tend to agree. There is a video a number of years back where state police pulled over a family on the interstate in a van. Probably some traffic violation, etc. There were atleast 2 officers involved, and one with a Remington 870 deployed. The whole family is out of the van along the road, and it looks like their little Jack Russel terrior is confused by the whole ordeal and starts barking at the officers. I can’t imagine a police officer getting too overly concerned about a Jack Russell, but the officer with the 870 turns and absolutely blasts the dog to bits with buckshot. My view of law enforcement has been marred to say the least after viewing that.


21 posted on 07/22/2012 10:34:09 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: BenLurkin

Thug cops come in all colors...

Only thing that matters to these cops is the thin blue line.


22 posted on 07/22/2012 10:34:16 AM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: BenLurkin

August is the month American cities will burn.

The realization that the Messiah is less than an ordinary man and is not going to continue will dash hope. The dashing of hope will be manifest in destruction on a very large scale.

Politically correct administrators will allow the fires to burn rather than risk the wrath of the feral urban terror.


23 posted on 07/22/2012 10:34:24 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: BenLurkin

Yet another poorly written press report.


24 posted on 07/22/2012 10:36:11 AM PDT by glyptol
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To: the invisib1e hand

They should have sent them to Disneyland. Then the riot is over as they go to the happiest place on earth. (sarcasm)


25 posted on 07/22/2012 10:36:52 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: BenLurkin; Popman

The short of it is, if police would limit themselves to shooting white males, they wouldn’t have these problems.


26 posted on 07/22/2012 10:37:00 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: BenLurkin
“I had my baby with me. My baby!

Funny that she felt safe enough to involve herself and her baby in a riot against the police. Much ado about nothing. Hyped up racial card hysteria for the media and race baiters in this country.

27 posted on 07/22/2012 10:37:00 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: old school

“Answer: Bad guys carry guns. Some bad guys who carry guns run from the police. When bad guys, who carry guns, can’t outrun the police, they use those guns against the police.”

Solution; Allow police to shoot anyone they identify as a “bad guy”...because they carry guns and can’t run forever.

Seems reasonable...


28 posted on 07/22/2012 10:50:19 AM PDT by I am bigjohn
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To: I am bigjohn

It’s a cultural thing, I suppose. People in my neighborhood don’t run from the police, guns or no guns!


29 posted on 07/22/2012 10:57:02 AM PDT by old school
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To: BenLurkin

My bet is that the officer that shot the guy was either a woman or an over weight out of shape doughnut eater. Both of these types tend to go for their guns too quickly, especially women cops.

There is no accountability for cops any more, they are far too willing to just blast away at people. Sad but those are the times we live in.


30 posted on 07/22/2012 10:57:28 AM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: JoeDetweiler
What sort of person goes outside with a baby during a riot?

Someone with a very low IQ.

31 posted on 07/22/2012 10:58:39 AM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Popman
In the last several years the police have slowly getting more and more thug-like ...

Perhaps, in some cases. Consider, in this case, there are Anaheim neighborhoods full of (insert racial demographic here) thugs. It's not all Disneyland up there, you know. The reference to "Stomper" (typical gang monicker) should have given you a clue that it was a gang infested neighborhood filled with sympathetic friends and families of gang members. Not unusual here.

And don't believe everything you read or hear in the news.

32 posted on 07/22/2012 10:59:10 AM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood)
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To: Jagdgewehr

Agreed..I grew up not far from here & know exactly where that neighborhood is. Sadly, it’s starting to resemble Tijuana..
There are some serious bad guys around there & of course, the wannabe thugs who are sometimes just as dangerous.
It’s not the SoCal I grew up in...


33 posted on 07/22/2012 11:09:20 AM PDT by rainee
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To: Jagdgewehr

Though I certainly agree with your point...to me firing rubber bullets into women and child seems an over reaction


34 posted on 07/22/2012 11:09:27 AM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Jagdgewehr

I bet “Stop Snitchin’” T-Shirts sell real well there.


35 posted on 07/22/2012 11:14:00 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: BenLurkin
Neighbors identified the man as “Stomper.”

Sounds like they didn't want to identify him.

36 posted on 07/22/2012 11:19:51 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Elle Bee
By the surnames in the report I'd say Mennonite.....
37 posted on 07/22/2012 11:28:16 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Popman
Firing rubber bullets into a crowd of people: women and child ???

The procedure used to be bounce the rubber bullets off the pavement into the legs.

Now it appears to be the far more dangerous aimed fire to the torso.

38 posted on 07/22/2012 11:28:46 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1279 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: muawiyah
So, Saturday afternoon, nice warm day, and the cops got frisky or what?

Sayyyyyy, isn't this the same PD that beat a homeless man to death just last year?

39 posted on 07/22/2012 11:30:22 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1279 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: Inyo-Mono; JoeDetweiler
Went looking for news about the riot there. Total empty spot ~ only news is about cops shooting people with rubber bullets in a residential area.

Kind of unusual doncha' think?

40 posted on 07/22/2012 11:38:33 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BenLurkin
Let the Amish riot. The Koreans are in Anaheim in full force. They won't stand by and get looted and burned without a fight. It'll be a win-win situation....minority fighting minority but my bets are on the Koreans.
41 posted on 07/22/2012 11:38:59 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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....the same PD that beat a homeless man to death just last year?

That would be the Fullerton PD. Anaheim and Fullerton are right next to each other.

42 posted on 07/22/2012 11:41:18 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: vetvetdoug

Yeah! That was it! Thanks!


43 posted on 07/22/2012 11:46:08 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1279 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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Funny to see some slight as well as overt signs of bigotry in this thread, against the blacks AND “blue”..


44 posted on 07/22/2012 11:47:18 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: Paradox
you can look up this neighborhood on google.earth. There's a ground image and about half a dozen people managed to get photographed.

looks basically hispanic, but maybe a couple of koreans in there too.

Very nice, neat well tended Anaheim residential area ~ near a highschool.

A riot? The latest updates on the stories are changing to "near riot" ~ and still no explanation for why the cops were shooting people.

45 posted on 07/22/2012 12:02:08 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Jagdgewehr
Just did a total round robin on google.earth to see what this neighborhood really looks like. the grass is mowed. plants are planted. streets are shaded.

Upscale gangs?

Or, perhaps, the cops don't care where they are when they start shooting ~ and most folks in residential areas anywhere really don't like that ~ particularly if the rounds come through the walls.

Best to keep all of that in commercial districts with cement block walls or steel frame.

46 posted on 07/22/2012 12:06:17 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Paradox
Funny to see some slight as well as overt signs of bigotry in this thread, against the blacks AND “blue”..

I've long thought that 10% of the posts you see are from Keith Olbermann trying to make conservatives look ignorant.

47 posted on 07/22/2012 12:10:54 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Let's name a law after a kid who died because of CAFE standards!)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

I read where police may have been trying to buy peoples cell phones that may have filmed some footage of this..if that’s the case it needs to be looked into!


48 posted on 07/22/2012 12:39:51 PM PDT by volmann63
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To: Logical me
Wow...nine posts before a California basher shows up.

What kept you?

49 posted on 07/22/2012 12:43:55 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Logical me

You should see the crime rate at the other Disneyland in Florida...Disneyworld?

The crime in Orlando is through the freaking roof.


50 posted on 07/22/2012 12:44:28 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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