- Police reportedly chased Arboleda after receiving calls about a “suspicious” person knocking on houses and ringing doorbells.
- Footage shows Hall trying to block Arboleda’s car and then fatally shooting him multiple times.
- Arboleda, who was shot nine times, had been hospitalized for psychiatric reasons and was afraid of police taking him back there, his mother Jeannie Atienza told the Associated Press.
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- In a statement, District Attorney Diana Becton said Hall had used “unreasonable and unnecessary force” which endangered not only Arboleda’s life “but the lives of fellow officers and citizens in the immediate area.”
- Hall’s indictment came just a month after he shot Tyrell Wilson, a transient Black man — who was also mentally ill — for allegedly throwing rocks onto a freeway.
- Civil rights attorney John Burris, who represents both families, said Hall failed to use de-escalation techniques in both cases, according to KGO.
- “Our view was if they had been prosecuted earlier our second client would not be dead,” he said.