l. A.                  : The family of a 17-yr-vintage girl fatally shot through a police officer in California on Tuesday called for the nation’s lawyer standard to release an unbiased probe into the killing.


The woman, recognized through her family as Hannah Williams, died on Friday following an encounter with a Fullerton police officer close to her home in Anaheim, south of los angeles.

government have refused to discuss the case or offer details about the shooting but stated on Tuesday that a reproduction handgun designed to seem like a Beretta 92FS had been recovered close to the sufferer.

The Orange County district attorney’s workplace said the on-obligation officer was taking his okay-nine dog to the veterinarian for a clinical manner in a police automobile while he saw the teen driving at high speed on the highway.

It said the 2 cars in some unspecified time in the future made physical contact.

The Reverend Jarrett Maupin, a circle of relatives spokesperson, insisted that Williams changed into unarmed and stated it changed into doubtful who owned the duplicate gun determined at the scene.

He said Williams changed into riding a condo automobile when the incident passed off and noted that she let others use the automobile at instances.

own family members collected outside Anaheim metropolis corridor on Tuesday traumatic answers and calling for an independent probe.

“the public desires to know what passed off and whether or not the officials concerned observed all regulations and tactics. We have doubts,” the family said in a announcement.

It also referred to as on civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton to intervene in the case.

“We want Rev. Sharpton to shine a light on what passed off right here in Anaheim,” stated Benson Williams, the youngster’s father. “We want to realize why police felt the need to shoot and kill a 17-yr-old unarmed teen female.”

The circle of relatives said it became “extra than devastated not only through what took place to Hannah but the ensuing news reviews and occasions which have transpired because July five.”

“dropping Hannah is difficult. The occasions wherein we lost her have made it that a whole lot tougher,” said the statement which became read via Williams’ godmother.

“As of nowadays we nonetheless do now not have clear answers approximately what happened to Hannah. The facts we've got received from the police branch has modified numerous instances.”

The Orange County district attorney’s office said it become investigating the shooting with assistance from Anaheim police, while Fullerton police are undertaking an administrative evaluation.