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Los Angeles, California / Deadly Force #789377

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 09, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Taina Hernandez) The deadly force incident in Los Angeles last night in which sheriff's deputies fired on a car after a high-speed chase reviewed; freelance photographer Jesse Escochea† video of the shooting shown; details given about suspect Winston Hayes, who was unarmed & shot. [ESCOCHEA - describes what happened.] [County Sheriff Lee BACA†- says Hayes was driving dangerously while chased.] [County sheriff's department PIO Lt. Joe HARTSHONE†- says Hayes backed up, so the deputies fired.] [Police security consultant Sergio ROBLETO†- says shooting at vehicles is dangerous because bullets ricochet.] Questions about police policy in such incidents outlined.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Police report on a decline in car chases since 1999 noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Hernandez, Taina

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