The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confessed to shooting an innocent man dead while he was trying to flee a hostage situation in West Hollywood. John Winkler, a 30-year-old TV producer-aspirant, was mistakenly shot dead by …
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department admitted on Thursday that deputies mistakenly shot and killed a 30-year-old man after mistaking him for the suspect in a hostage situation earlier this week, the Los Angeles Times reported. …
As deputies continued ... that an "Officer-Involved Shooting" is always followed by "multiple independent investigations" when it results in "a wounding." Among the agencies investigating the incident are the Los Angeles district attorney, …
LOS ANGELESLos Angeles County sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot to death a hostage who was fleeing from a knife-wielding attacker at a West Hollywood apartment, authorities announced Thursday. John Winkler, 30, an aspiring …
Interim Sheriff John Scott told the Los Angeles Times that the shooting ... deputies involved," he added. Winkler's …
Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott said the shooting of Winkler was a mistake by the deputies who thought he fit the description of the hostage-taker when, in fact, he was fleeing the attacker. “I bet he didn’t even know the police …
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot to death a hostage who was fleeing from a knife-wielding attacker at a West Hollywood apartment, authorities announced Thursday. John Winkler, 30, an aspiring …
(Facebook) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies mistakenly shot to death a hostage who was fleeing from a knife-wielding attacker at a West Hollywood apartment, authorities announced Thursday. John Winkler, …
In a related development, the two hostages who survived the 13 1/2-hour siege June 23 at the Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry store filed damage claims totaling $20 million against the Beverly Hills police and Los Angeles County sheriff's …
John Winkler ... saying its deputies shot and killed Winkler, 30, in West Hollywood, mistaking him for a stabbing …