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Protest in Anaheim

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On July 21, Manuel Diaz, 25, was shot and killed by members of the Anaheim Police Department despite being unarmed.  The following night Joel Matthew Acevedo, 21, and a suspected gang member was shot to death by anti-gang officers after he allegedly fired upon them.  The deaths marked the fifth and sixth officer-involved shootings of this year, leading to peaceful and violent protests that have stretched out over two weeks. Both deaths are being investigated by the Orange County district attorney’s office and  the U.S. attorney’s office.  The FBI has also agreed to looked into the shootings to determine whether or not, if any civil rights violations occurred. The following images were captured on July 29.

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