FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 10, 2014
DA Finds Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in San Bernardino Legally Justified
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the fatal officer-involved shooting of Lorenzo Baca, 32, of San Bernardino, by San Bernardino Police Officer Serbando Saenz on January 7, 2012.
Based on the facts presented in the reports and the applicable law, Officer Saenz’s use of deadly force, in response to a real and immediate threat of death or great bodily injury, was legally justified.
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