FROM Eric Carpenter
Anaheim Residents Up in Arms Last Saturday, Anaheim police officers killed a man they said was running away in a residential alleyway. At a protest the following day, the police fired beanbags with pepper spray at a crowd including women and children. The day after that, another man was shot to death, allegedly after he fired on police from a stolen car. Now city officials are reaching out to Latino protest leaders in an effort to calm things down. Eric Carpenter reports for the Orange County Register .
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