California Attorney General Rob Bonta is launching an independent investigation into the shooting death of 22-year-old unarmed Latino man Cyan Monterrosa in Valjojo last year.
Bonta Thursday Advertisement His state Department of Justice confirms that criminal charges have been filed against the authority.
“There is no justice without accountability.” Bonta saidHe added “The past tense The family of San Monterrosa, the community and the people of Valejo get some answers. ”
Monterrosa He was killed on June 2, 2020, After Valjojo Police On the night of the Black Life protests, officers responded. as if Police report, Officers A man later called Monterosa – “if he looked armed” and ran out of the car, outside Walgethers, then turned to the officers. Monterrosa did not carry a gun – he had a hammer in his wool pocket. A Citizenship Rights Case in Monterrosa Families Says The 22-year-old said: “I didn’t disarmWhen he was shot, he “knelt” without holding anything in his hand. Officer Jared Ton Monterosa was shot five times in the windshield of the vehicle, According to the indictment.
Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
“we are The killers were sick and exhausted because they were on their knees I am still being paid, but I am not guilty. ” Cyan’s sister, Michel Monterrosa, said During a rally last summer.
There is no justice without accountability.
It’s time for the Monterrosa family, the community and the people of Valejo to get some answers.
Confidence in our institutions begins with the actions of each of us. https://t.co/XK7Qom4vdZ
– Rob Bonta (obRobBonta) May 13, 2021
In the advertisement bonnet Solano County District Prosecutor Condemned “Fall” Krishna, who “took responsibility” for failing to conduct a local police investigation.
Abram Bantan sued “Playing Politics” Bonta first told her that the DOJ would not investigate the Monterrosa massacre, after which her office would confirm it.
Bonta’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Earlier this week, Bonta was released. New Bureau of Race Justice To investigate hate crimes and police misconduct.