Thursday, July 20, 2017

Tommy Le Shot By Police Holding Pen

Tommy Le Shot By Police Holding Pen --- ===

June 13, 2017 Tommy Le Shot By Police Holding Pen fatal shooting of Tommy Le by a King County sheriff’s deputy who thought he had a knife but he was holding a harmless pen.  A homeowner said that Le was chasing a friend, Le did not respond to commands or a taser and was shot 3 times after banging on a man's door.  His family seeks "justice".




*Sources

“He wanted to make a positive change in the world,” said family members of Tommy Le, who was fatally shot by a King County sheriff’s deputy while holding a pen in Burien last month. About 150 people who gathered last night to push for answers heard from officials including Sheriff John Urquhart, who said he'll ask the FBI to take over the investigation. Grandmother Kim Le, in black, reacts as Tommy Le’s mother, Deu Ho Yuew, speaks. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

'Bubbly kid' was fatally shot by King County deputy hours before high ...
www.seattletimes.com/.../bubbly-kid-was-fatally-shot-by-king-county-deputy-hours-bef...Jun 28, 2017 - Tommy Le, 20, was fatally shot after deputies responded to reports of a man armed with a knife threatening residents of a Burien neighborhood. Deputies found Le was carrying a pen after theshooting. ... They were unaware that Le had been shot and killed by a King County sheriff’s ...


Brother of Burien deputy-shooting victim Tommy Le: 'He wanted to make a positive change in the world”
The Seattle Times

Family, Community Exhort Leaders to Find Justice for Tommy Le  Seattle Weekly

"There Is No Pain Like Losing My Son": Family of Tommy Le, Police Shooting Victim, Addresses Community Forum


TheStranger.com ·

Brother of Burien deputy-shooting victim Tommy Le: 'He wanted to ...
www.seattletimes.com/.../brother-of-burien-deputy-shooting-victim-tommy-le-he-wante...13 hours ago - More than 150 people gathered in Seattle on Wednesday night to press authorities for answers in the fatal shooting of Tommy Le by a King County sheriff’s deputy on June 13. ... Le, 20, was fatally shot by a King County sheriff’s deputy in Burien on June 13, hours before his ...

Man killed by King County deputy was carrying a pen, not a knife as ...
www.seattletimes.com/.../man-killed-by-king-county-deputy-was-carrying-a-pen-not-a-...Jun 23, 2017 - Tommy Le, 20, was shot and killed when he charged at deputies in Burien around midnight on June 13. The King County Sheriff’s Office initially said he was armed with what was believed to be a knife. ... Le’s death was the second deadly police shooting in King County in the past two ...

Asian Student Holding A Pen Fatally Shot By Cops Night Before ...
www.huffingtonpost.com/.../tommy-le-police-killing-pen-graduation_us_59567959e...
 was just hours away from his high school graduation, according to a Seattle Times report published Wednesday. The 20-year-old Vietnamese-American had been attending classes at Career Link, an alternative high school program at South Seattle College.  Jun 30, 2017 - Tommy Le, 20, was shot and killed by a deputy the night before his high school graduation. Just before midnight, the King County Sheriff's ...homeowner had fired a “warning shot” in response to a man, later identified as Le, approaching him with what he thought was “a knife or some sort of sharp object.” The homeowner said the man had previously been chasing his friend. The Sheriff’s Office said at the time that the homeowner fled inside, and Le pounded on the door and “stabbed” it with the sharp object, yelling that he was “The Creator.” They also said Le did not comply with deputy orders, did not drop the object, and that tasers “were not effective.”  Deputy Cesar Molina then shot Le three times

Sheriff's Deputy Who Fatally Shot Tommy Le Involved in Fatal Car ...
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Jul 7, 2017 - The collision happened less than a month after Molina fatally shot Tommy Le, a Career Link alternative high school senior who was about to ...

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot man thought to have knife in Burien — but it ...
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Jun 23, 2017 - Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot man thought to have knife in Burien — but it was a ... The man was identified as Tommy Le, 20, who lived in the area.

Student fatally shot by cops for holding pen was set to graduate | New ...
nypost.com/2017/.../student-fatally-shot-by-cops-for-holding-pen-was-set-to-graduate...


Jun 30, 2017 - The King County Sheriff's Office said Friday that 20-year-old Tommy Le approached deputies with the writing device in his hand on June 13 in ...

Man Killed By a King County Deputy Last Week Was Armed With a ...
https://www.seattleweekly.com/.../man-killed-by-a-king-county-deputy-last-week-was...


Jun 22, 2017 - Initial reports said Tommy Le was carrying a knife. ... A man shot last week by a King County Sheriff's deputy was brandishing a pen, the ...