Man executed by Huntington Beach cop was a mentally-ill veteran

Brandon Tabares said his brother, toward the end of his Navy stint, began to use marijuana heavily to battle depression and a failed marriage.

Eventually, Dillan Tabares started using methamphetamine and began living on the street, his brother said.

“Dillan is not the type of person to get in your face and start a confrontation with you, but if you come up to him he has no qualms about defending his existence,” Tabares said.

In one nearly two-minute video, posted on YouTube the officer in seen firing seven shots.

Source: Man, 27, shot and killed by Huntington Beach officer battled drugs, failed Navy career, his brother says – Orange County Register

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