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July 4, 1992 | RICHARD A. SERRANO and SCOTT HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
When tow truck driver John L. Daniels Jr. pulled into a Southwest Los Angeles gas station Wednesday evening and spotted two Los Angeles police officers standing nearby, he hastily scribbled a note listing the name and phone number of his business partner, the station's owner and an employee disclosed Friday. They said he stepped out of his truck and handed one of them the message. "If something happens to me, call this number," he told them.
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March 18, 1993 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday followed the city attorney's recommendations and agreed to spend almost $2 million to settle wrongful-death suits filed by the families of two men shot to death by police in separate incidents. One of the settlements, for $1.2 million, involved the highly publicized death of black tow-truck driver John L. Daniels Jr., 36.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1993 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday followed the city attorney's recommendations and agreed to spend almost $2 million to settle wrongful-death suits filed by the families of two men shot to death by police in separate incidents. One of the settlements, for $1.2 million, involved the highly publicized death of black tow-truck driver John L. Daniels Jr., 36.
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July 10, 1992 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched a preliminary investigation to determine if tow truck driver John Daniels' civil rights were violated when he was shot to death by Los Angeles police, officials said Thursday. Officer Douglas Iversen, 42, a 15-year veteran, shot and killed Daniels on July 1 after he allegedly refused an order to stop his truck and began to pull away from a gas station at Florence Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard.
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July 3, 1992 | HECTOR TOBAR and ANDREA FORD and RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS; This story was reported by Ford, Serrano and Times staff writers Laurie Becklund, James Rainey, Stephanie Chavez and Louis Sahagun. It was written by Times staff writer Hector Tobar.
New details emerged Thursday in the police shooting death of a tow truck driver in Southwest Los Angeles that raise questions about the police version of the incident as well as the troubled backgrounds of the victim and two motorcycle officers involved in the killing.
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July 10, 1992 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched a preliminary investigation to determine if tow truck driver John Daniels' civil rights were violated when he was shot to death by Los Angeles police, officials said Thursday. Officer Douglas Iversen, 42, a 15-year veteran, shot and killed Daniels on July 1 after he allegedly refused an order to stop his truck and began to pull away from a gas station at Florence Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard.
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July 4, 1992 | RICHARD A. SERRANO and SCOTT HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
When tow truck driver John L. Daniels Jr. pulled into a Southwest Los Angeles gas station Wednesday evening and spotted two Los Angeles police officers standing nearby, he hastily scribbled a note listing the name and phone number of his business partner, the station's owner and an employee disclosed Friday. They said he stepped out of his truck and handed one of them the message. "If something happens to me, call this number," he told them.
NEWS
July 3, 1992 | HECTOR TOBAR and ANDREA FORD and RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS; This story was reported by Ford, Serrano and Times staff writers Laurie Becklund, James Rainey, Stephanie Chavez and Louis Sahagun. It was written by Times staff writer Hector Tobar.
New details emerged Thursday in the police shooting death of a tow truck driver in Southwest Los Angeles that raise questions about the police version of the incident as well as the troubled backgrounds of the victim and two motorcycle officers involved in the killing.
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