GERAGOS & GERAGOS LAWYERS, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
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October 12, 2016
LOS ANGELES–The family of Mauricio Barron, the 27 year-old who was shot and killed by CHP Officers on the 5-Freeway on Monday, October 10, 2016, has hired the firm of Geragos & Geragos, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the officer involved shooting death of Mauricio.
On the morning of October 10, 2016, Mauricio was being driven by his friend to Loma Linda Hospital as a precautionary measure after he exhibited mental health issues over the weekend. Mauricio had no known prior history of mental issues or criminal record. On the way to the hospital, an argument ensued, and Mauricio’s friend exited the vehicle and Mauricio drove away. Upon learning this from his friend, Mauricio’s family immediately notified the Irvine Police Department and the Riverside Police Department, and informed them of Mauricio’s mental health condition. Continue reading