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Demonstrators Decry Decision to Not Charge Deputy in Teen's Shooting

Those who for months have been seeking "justice" in the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez blasted Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch's decision Monday not to file criminal charges against Deputy Erick Gelhaus.

July 08, 2014

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Daddy @ 7/8/2014 5:38 PM

Bet all the protestors are illegal aliens.

Really? @ 7/9/2014 8:31 AM

My heart goes out to the family and friends of this teen that was killed.The required Orange Tip was not on the gun as required by law, so the Officer had no way of knowing it was a toy gun. I am sure this Officer will have to live with tis the rest of his life. My heart and prayers go out to him as well. Obviously the parents failed at teaching their son what is required by law on this toy gun.

Sgt. Mike @ 7/11/2014 1:55 PM

The orange tip does not do much for me. What would stop a banger from painting the barrel of his real gun with international orange spray paint?

This is clearly a justifiable shooting, but a lack of public education is going to be hard to overcome.

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