Alfonso Cerda (13247)

10/8/2012: Bicyclist Alfonso Cerda was struck and killed by an L.A. County sheriff's patrol car in Inglewood. Deputies said they were trying to stop Cerda just before 1:30 a.m., because they believed he had a handgun (initial reports said Cerda had brandished a gun, but this claim was later walked back by the department). The patrol car collided with Cerda's bicycle and he died from his injuries. Deputies initially said they were unable to locate a handgun, then later said the initial reports weren't accurate and that there never was a gun involved.

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