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Man Shot By Santa Ana Police During Pursuit Dies

Posted by Courtney Pilchman | Mar 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jason Hallstrom, 41 died from injuries sustained after being shot by a Santa Ana police officer. Hallstrom was a passenger in a car that was reported stolen and being pursued by SWAT officers. The driver of the vehicle, Travis Mock, 29, led police on a pursuit that ended when the vehicle crashed at the intersection of Grand Avenue and 15th Street in Santa Ana. After the crash, both men attempted to flee the scene and according to an OC Register article where shot by officers when they fled.

Initially, reports were that both men were expected to survive, however, sadly Mr. Hallstrom did not. This is the third officer involved shooting in Santa Ana alone this year. As per protocol, the Orange County DIstrict Attorney will investigate the shooting.

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Courtney Pilchman

Courtney Pilchman was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She prosecuted very high profile cases and had a ...


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