Homeless Couple Shot By Sheriff Deputies Awarded $4.1 Million

According to an article in the Huffington Post, “An LA couple has gone from being homeless to being millionaires, after the man and women, who were innocent, were shot over 15 times by LA sheriff’s deputies.”

In 2010, Angel Mendez and then-fiance, Jennifer, were homeless and sleeping in a shack on a friend’s property when deputies barged in looked for a parolee. After seeing a BB gun, the deputies began shooting. Angel was shot 14 times and Jennifer (who was pregnant) was shot once.

According to the article, “the couple was awarded $4.1 million when a judge ruled their civil rights were violated.

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