Two Los Angeles police officers who engaged in a 2018 gunfight with a suspect outside a Silver Lake Trader Joe's market, with a police bullet striking and killing an assistant store manager, acted lawfully and will not be charged with a crime, according to a report released Tuesday by the District Attorney's Office.
The prosecution assessment of the police shooting of Melyda Corado, however, is dated Nov. 30, about a week prior to new District Attorney George Gascon being sworn into office.
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It was not immediately clear if Gascon -- who has vowed to take a harder stance on law enforcement shootings -- plans to review the case.
Corado was struck by a round fired by an LAPD officer during the shootout, which occurred after a man wanted in a South Los Angeles shooting crashed into a pole outside the store at the end of a pursuit on July 21, 2018.