‘He died right here.’ Sister describes police shooting that led to $2.75M jury award

In 2013, Los Banos police officer Jairo Acosta fatally shot Sonny Lam while responding to a mental health call. Last month, a Sacramento federal jury awarded Lam's father $2.75 million.
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In 2013, Los Banos police officer Jairo Acosta fatally shot Sonny Lam while responding to a mental health call. Last month, a Sacramento federal jury awarded Lam's father $2.75 million.
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An officer with PTSD fatally shot a mentally ill man. He’s still on the force.

September 10, 2018 03:00 AM