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Walter De Leon was critically wounded June 19th when he was mistakenly shot by a Los Angeles Police officer

The aftermath of the shooting was captured by a motorist on video showing De Leon unresponsive and with a gashing head wound. One officer is shown rolling De Leon over on his stomach in the video in order to handcuff him when it was already very clear Walter De Leon was unarmed . The LAPD issued a statement after the incident saying the officers acted according to department procedure.
Family & Friends who know Walter De Leon describe him to be a good sweet man . William De Leon ,Walter's son told reporters "his father is a gentle, funny man and a hard worker and that the police officers’ account, that he was acting aggressively immediately before the shooting, is out of character."

The shooting is currently being investigated internally and findings will be reviewed by LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck, the Office of the Inspector General and the LAPD Board of Commissioners.

Today Walter is finally home with his family and has shown some signs of improvement. 

He needs constant care taking around the clock by his sister Yovanna who is now unable to work to support herself and her family. As well as care for Walter fulltime through his recovery.   

The De Leon's really need a little help getting through this shocking ordeal   .                     
The situation they are in is completely unfair & beyond them .

Any contribution will truly help Walter De Leon get back on his feet while the investigation is completed  .

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