Feds to investigate Anaheim police shootings
Mayor Tom Tait said Wednesday that the U.S. attorneyâ€™s office has agreed to review the weekend killings and he will meet Friday with members of that office and the FBI.
â€śWe will have a clear and complete understanding of these incidentsâ€ť followed by a public dialogue on what actions should be taken, Tait said at a news conference.
The shootings and resulting demonstrations marred the image of the Orange County city, which is home to Disneyland and the Angels baseball team but also has neighborhoods teeming with gritty apartments.
On Tuesday night as many as 1,000 surged through downtown, smashing windows and vandalizing 20 businesses, setting trash fires, damaging City Hall and the police headquarters and hurling rocks and bottles at patrol cars and police in riot gear, authorities said.
The violence was finally quelled at around 2 a.m., some seven hours after it began, police said.
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