Orange County District Attorney Releases Report on Fatal Anaheim Police Shooting of Rickey Rodrigues

Orange County District Attorney Releases Report on Fatal Anaheim Police Shooting of Rickey RodriguesSource: Youtube/OrangeCountyDA
Juliette Kessler
Published on December 29, 2023

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer has released the comprehensive report on an officer-involved shooting that caused the death of Rickey Howard Felix Rodrigues. The incident, scrutinized by the Anaheim Police Department (APD), has been the subject of considerable investigation leading up to the public release of the findings. Detailed accounts of the events were provided to ensure transparency in a case that has caught the eye of the community.

According to the report distributed by the OCDA's office, and obtained by our reporters, the officer, whose name has not been disclosed, was involved in the altercation that resulted in Rodrigues being fatally shot. The disclosure of the document on December 28th has been eagerly awaited by the public, with the full letter accessible via the OCDA's official website. While the video of the investigation is also available, it offers a glimpse into the critical moments leading up to the incident.

The OCDA's findings are aimed at shedding light on the circumstances surrounding Rodrigues's death, as the APD concluded its analysis of the officer's use of lethal force.