Mom Begs Anaheim Protestors to Stop Violence in Wake of Son’s Death
July 26, 2012 - 4:32 pm | Category: National
Genevieve Huizar, the mother of Manuel Diaz, made the statements accompanied by her attorney, who filed a federal civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit against the Anaheim Police Department on her behalf.
According to a statement issued by the Anaheim police union, the officer fired in self-defense after Diaz, a reported gang member, was seen holding a “concealed object in his front waistband with both hands.”
Anger over the shooting prompted four straight nights of violent protests in the city best known as the home of Disneyland.Article Source