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Legal Action Against Salinas Police for Killing Mr. Carlos Mejia
Date Tuesday May 27
Time 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Front of Salinas City Hall
200 Lincoln Ave. • Salinas, CA 93901
Event Type Press Conference
Legal Action Against Salinas Police for Killing Mr. Carlos Mejia

WHEN: May 27, 2014 at 12:00 noon

WHERE: Front of Salinas City Hall, 200 Lincoln Ave. Salinas, California 93901

WHO: Family of Carlos Mejia

WHAT: Announce legal action related to the shooting death of Mr. Carlos Mejia by Salinas Police officers on May 20, in the City of Salinas

Oakland attorney John Burris has been retained by the family of Carlos Mejia to represent their legal interest in connection with the questionable circumstances surrounding his death. Mr. Mejia's family, friends and concerned members of the community will attend the press conference. There have been 3 police shooting's deaths in the last 3 months.

Any questions, please contact John Burris.


Salinas Police Kill Three People in Last Three Months
Added to the calendar on Monday May 26th, 2014 9:28 PM
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Claim Filed Against City Seeks Admission Salinas Police Wrongfully Killed Carlos Mejia
by Alex Darocy

On May 27, attorney John Burris announced at a press conference held at Salinas City Hall that his law firm is representing the family of Carlos Mejia, who was killed by officers with the Salinas Police Department on May 20. He explained how the family would be pursuing legal action against the city as an avenue for justice. "Unless they admit to wrongfully having killed Mr. Mejia, and pay him substantial damages, we intend to file a civil rights lawsuit in the very near future," Burris said.

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