Marine shot dead by Palm Springs PoliceSubmitted by fonzdrew on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 05:00
PALM SPRINGS — Marine Cpl. Allan DeVillena II died in the early hours of Saturday morning when he was fatally shot by two Palm Springs Police officers during an altercation in a downtown parking structure.
At a Monday press conference, Police Chief Alberto Franz said DeVillena was shot and killed by police after the Marine attempted to drive a car into one officer after the other had already climbed halfway through the passenger’s side window. The statement also contained information about a stolen cell phone, ID card and ATM card that reportedly were found in the vehicle.
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