Michael Lee Nida, Unarmed Man, Shot & Killed By Downey Police Officer

The Huffington Post | October 24, 2011

UPDATE — Downey Police Chief Rick Esteves announced in a statement on Tuesday that the police officer involved in the shooting of Michael Lee Nida has been placed on paid administrative leave.

He also offered his condolences to Nida’s family and friends.

The release also revealed that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is completing the investigation and then sending it straight to the District Attorney to “avert any conflict of interest.”

PREVIOUSLY — Downey police officers admitted Sunday that they shot and ki*led an unarmed man in a case of mistaken identity, reports CBS Los Angeles.

The victim, Michael Lee Nida from South Gate, is survived by his wife of fourteen years and their four children. Tuesday would have been his 32nd birthday, according to KTLA.

Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/24/michael-lee-nida-ki*led-unarmed-man-_n_1029053.html

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