January 12, 2016
“This officer’s actions involved a shooting incident that cost the city more than $8 million, was a major subject of the DOJ investigation and a civil lawsuit. The findings and final judgment from the courts must be considered for future promotion,” Eden said in a statement on Tuesday.
The stop led to a nine-minute standoff with Ellis, who was pointing a gun at his own head. Ellis, 25, suffered from post traumatic stress disorder after serving in the Iraq War as an infantryman. Lampiris-Tremba fatally shot Ellis in the neck. He told investigators that Ellis had “twitched” and later said in the court that Ellis had taken a step toward police.you can read the rest here