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Jury Awards $9 Million over LA Man Killed by Deputies

Annette Montalvo was watching the TV evening news when a report aired about a police shooting in Lynwood, where her husband was spending the evening with friends. A live shot showed her family's car at the scene.

She dialed her mother-in-law, who knew nothing about Montalvo's husband's whereabouts, so she rushed to the hospital. It wasn't until the next day, she said, that she got the bad news.

A nurse led her into her husband's hospital room, where Alfredo Montalvo was on life support after being shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies. They had fired on the 29-year-old after a short pursuit that ended with him reversing into one of their cars.

Source: LA Times. Read full article. (link)

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