Alejandro Rendon (7549)

2/14/2013: Rendon, 23, a farm worker, was shot by Indio police Officer Alex Franco after he and his partner attempted to stop the suspect while he was riding his bicycle. Rendon fled and was shot by Franco who claimed the suspect was facing him down over the hood of the police vehicle and could have been armed. Experts testified Rendon's bullet wounds reveal he was shot from behind and below. The family of Alejandro Rendon was awarded a $1.9 million settlement in July 2014.

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