OCDA Clears Tustin Police in Fatal Shooting of Troubled Military Vet
June 21, 2018
Edwin Fuentes, a former infantryman who served during the War in Afghanistan, survived when his Humvee came under fire while deployed. The 25-year-old Tustin resident, who suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after the war, returned to civilian life only to die in a police shooting during an hours-long standoff last May. After completing an investigation, the Orange County District Attorney’s (OCDA) office announced yesterday that the officer who opened fire wouldn’t be charged.
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