If the true measure of a man is how many friends he leaves behind, then Jason “Hoss” Hallstrom was quite a man. A very large crowd of his friends and family attended a memorial tonight at the Target located at Grand Ave. and 17th St., in Santa Ana. This was where Hallstrom was shot and killed by officers of the Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) on March 15, 2013.
Hallstrom’s friend of eighteen years, Jeffrey Lowe, drove here all the way from Kingman, Arizona, with his wife. Tonight he led the memorial and at times was almost too choked up to talk. Tears flowed freely as Hallstrom’s associates took turns reminiscing about their departed friend. Continue reading