Gilroy Officer Catalina Fraide’s disciplined response in September 2021 to a live-fire ambush by a violent felon intent on killing police officers is a credit to her training, professionalism and courage, wrote Deputy District Attorney Robert Baker.
Police Chief Anthony Mata said officers saw a man with a handgun pointed at other people. He said officers repeatedly asked the man to drop the gun before one officer fired shots that hit the man, who was taken to a local hospital with non-lethal injuries.
In a series of tweets that began at 7:28pm Wednesday, San Jose police reported that officers shot a carjacking suspect near West Hedding Street and Park Avenue, at the city's western boundary with Santa Clara.
Demetrius Stanley, 31, died in the shooting shortly before 9:45 p.m. on May 31 in the 1100 block of Tofts Drive, where plainclothes officers had gone on a surveillance operation related to a prior criminal case involving Stanley.