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Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. was a devout Christian who walked at the San Clemente High School track with his family early in the morning, Maj. Christopher Cox told the Los Angeles Times ( lat.ms...).
Authorities say a deputy tried to pull over Loggins for a traffic violation at about 4:30 am Tuesday when he drove through the school parking lot gate.
Authorities say Loggins ignored the deputy's orders and when he walked back toward the SUV, the deputy feared for his life and fired.
Loggins' 9- and 14-year-old daughters were in the SUV at the time. Neither was injured.
Loggins' wife usually walked with the family but had stopped going because she is pregnant, Cox said.
"He was a mentor, somewhat of a father figure, to a number of the Marines," Cox told the newspaper. "He was very soft-spoken, very nonconfrontational — very, very respectful. He was just the epitome of respect."
Read more: www.sfgate.com.../n/a/2012/02/10/state/n092441S33.DTL#ixzz1mNKugpUt
Originally posted by Tw0Sides
reply to post by loam
They shot this poor guy in the Back, multiple times, he was unarmed.
Not much more to say about this, its happening to frequently ;lately.
A day of reckoning is coming, Day of Pigs, if you will.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
and he will probably live with regret forever.
Originally posted by sitchin
another tragic statistic with in the world we live in today...from what iv'e read,not all the facts have been released yet .. could the officer dealt with the situation differently?
.should the officer be charged with man slaughter?....was he alone? ...did he have access to a taser gun?