(KSBW-TV) Salinas residents accused their police department of brutality after officers fatally shot a man who was walking away from them and ignoring commands Tuesday afternoon.
It was the third deadly officer-involved shooting in Salinas in 2014. Two happened within the last two weeks.
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Demonstrators stood outside the Salinas police station on Wednesday and confronted officers who were arriving and leaving. Police Chief Kelly McMillin told protesters that they are welcome to convene, but are not allowed to stand in the way of officers trying to do their jobs.
Protesters held up signs reading, “Police will murder you.”