The five police officers who fatally shot a young couple while they appeared to be unconscious in a parked car have been fired. The Inglewood police officers fired 20 bullets into the parked car killing Marquintan Sandlin and Kisha Michael. them as they
The announcement came from Mayor James T. Butts this Tuesday and marked the end of an internal probe of the Feb. 21, 2016 slayings of the couple.
“The officers involved in the incident are no longer members of the Inglewood Police Department,” Butts said in his statement. “The department’s report and any discipline that results from the report are confidential.”
Mayor Butts said the internal investigation into the fatal shooting of Sandlin, 32, and Michael, 31, was completed on Friday. His statement did not specify the number of officers or whether they were fired or had resigned.
The mayor’s spokeswoman, Jasmyne Cannick, later said that the five officers were “separated from service” after firing their weapons during the encounter with Sandlin and Michael.
Cannick said the mayor was unable to comment further.
The five officers involved in the shooting were identified as Michael Jaen, Richard Parcella, Jason Cantrell, Sean Reidy and Andrew Cohen.