Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas has published a letter justifying the fatal shooting of Santa Ana resident Andres Ramirez, on Dec. 10, 2010, by Santa Ana Police officer Frank Gutierrez. Click here to read the OCDA’s letter.
Unfortunately the OCDA posts these letters in graphic format so that we can’t copy and paste the information. What the OCDA determined was that Ramirez, who moved here from North Carolina, was one of several young men who ran when SAPD officers drove by the alley that they were apparently drinking beer in. The only one that got caught that night was Ramirez. Continue reading