Sheriff’s deputies shoot Rosamond man at home

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Robert Fuller’s half-brother, a young black man found hanging from a tree in Palmdale last week, was shot dead by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies in Kern County on Wednesday afternoon, police sources said. a family lawyer. .The details of the shooting were unclear. A surveillance video of the incident posted by a community news platform showed several vehicles dragging a dark SUV in the parking lot of a housing complex. Voices repeatedly shouted, “Hands up!” before gunfire breaks out. The operator of the Rosamond Community Watchdog shared images of the scene, including a reclining body near a sidewalk near the stucco complex.

Family lawyer Jamon Hicks said that Terron Jammal Boone was shot and killed by members of the House and asked the public to respect the family’s privacy at the time.

Terron Boone was indicted by Los Angeles County prosecutors on Tuesday for false prison terms, criminal threats, domestic violence and assault, according to court records.

Lt. Robert Westphal of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told reporters on the ground that the MPs were looking for a kidnap suspect and located him in Rosamond. When MPs tried to park his car, the man opened fire on the MPs, who retaliated.

The shooting took place around 4:39 p.m. in block 3400 of 15th Street West in Rosamond.

Police sources said a woman in the car was also shot dead.

Siara Anderson was on the balcony of an apartment building, next to the parking lot where Boone was shot, when she heard four or five shots early Wednesday evening. Anderson saw a man collapse in the seat passenger of a blue sport utility vehicle, clearly dead. .

Law enforcement officers in plain clothes but wearing bullet-proof vests were on the scene, she said, along with five undercover police cars.

Fuller was discovered suspended from a tree in Palmdale Park on Wednesday, and the leading cause of death was listed as suicide. But after the protests, sheriff’s officials said they would do a full investigation, with help from the FBI and the state‚Äôs attorney general.

Thousands of people demonstrated this weekend at the park, some describing racial incidents in the Antelope Valley and raising concerns about the lynching of Fuller.

“This is really crazy for all of us,” said Fuller’s sister, Diamond Alexander. “We want to find out the truth of what really happened. Everything they told us was not fair.

“To be here, to look at this tree, it makes no sense,” added Alexander. “My brother was not suicidal. My brother was a survivor. ”

Fuller’s family and friends described him as a peacemaker, a smart street man with dreadlocks up to his shoulders and a bright smile who loved music, anime and video games and mainly stayed for himself. A few days before his death, he attended a Black Lives Matter demonstration.

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