Ex-LAPD Officer Charged With Manslaughter in Connection With Deadly Costco Shooting

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Facing manslaughter charges for the deadly shooting of a developmentally disabled man and the wounding of his parents at a Costco in Corona while the officer was off duty two years ago, former officer Salvador Sanchez was arrested this morning and is facing felony charges of voluntary manslaughter and assault with a semi automatic firearm for the shooting. 32 year old Kenneth French was killed. Sanchez lawyers said he was holding his son and knocked to the floor, fearing for the safety of his son fired his weapon. Riverside County prosecutors have decided not to charge Sanchez and Sanchez lawyer says the charges are politically motivated by the state attorney general in Chicago this weekend.

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