The family of an unarmed 18-year-old shot and killed while running from gang officers has hired Humberto Guizar, a former gangbanger turned lawyer, to represent them in a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Santa Ana, according to the O.C. Register.
The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has cleared Detective David Prewett, an SAPD police officer who shot and killed Steve Salgado, an unarmed 18-year-old, who was running from members of the Santa Ana Police Department’s Gang Suppression Unit, according to the O.C. Register.
The incident happened on Jan. 29, at around 4:40 p.m., at the 400 block of South Birch St., in Santa Ana, when Prewett and five other SAPD police officers were patrolling the neighborhood when the saw an occupied vehicle parked in the middle of an alley, effectively blocking street traffic. Continue reading
The family of Steve Salgado, an 18-year old young man who was shot to death by the SAPD’s gang unit on Jan 29, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. on 400 South Birch Street, in Santa Ana, has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for his funeral.
A witness to the incident, as seen in the video above, said that Salgado ran from the police because he did not want to go back to jail as he would miss his daughter. Continue reading
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a young man named Steve Salgado dead on Sunday afternoon at around 5 p.m. at 500 South Birch St., in Santa Ana. At least four blocks of Broadway were closed during the SAPD’s investigation according to one of our readers.
Apparently SAPD gang detail detectives either made a car stop in an alley or encountered a car in an alley with two occupants. For some reason the passenger from the car, Salgado, allegedly took off on foot through the neighborhood, and the police officers chased him on foot. Then for some unknown reason he was shot and killed by one of the SAPD police officers, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading