The Homicide Report

The Times chronicles L.A. County
homicide victims

« Previous Post | The Homicide Report Home | Next Post »

Times coverage: Family of man killed by L.A. County deputy files claim

September 30, 2009 |  5:53 pm

The family of Darrick Collins, a 36-year old black man who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, filed a legal claim against the county today, saying the department had a propensity for such shootings, and a change in policy is needed to stop deputies from firing at fleeing people. Collins was shot and killed Sept. 14 as a deputy chased him up his driveway in the Athens area of unincorporated L.A. County.

Read more on L.A. Now: Family of man killed by L.A. County deputy files claim


Comments 

Advertisement










Video