Video shows U.S. marshal fatally shooting defendant who rushed witness stand

Video shows U.S. marshal fatally shooting defendant who rushed witness stand

In the video from the 2014 trial, defendant Siale Angilau can be seen standing from his chair, taking a pen from his defense counsel's table, sprinting and lunging toward the witness, who narrowly ducked out of the way before a US marshal shot four times, striking Angilau.

Authorities on Monday released video of a US Marshal shooting an accused gang member who attacked a witness with a pen inside the Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse. He was not hurt, the "Daily Mail" reports.

Siale Angilau, 25, is seen charging towards the stand inside a Utah federal courthouse before a USA marshal fires four rounds at close range.

A video recording of the 2014 Utah police shooting of an alleged gang leader Siale Angilau (25) was publicly released today following a decision by a United States District Judge John E. Dowdell on 9 March.

The 24-second footage shows Tongan Crips gang member, Siale Angilau, rush to the witness stand, jump and swing at the chained witness - a fellow gang member - who is barely able to back out of the way.

An investigation launched into the incident found the officer, who was not named, was legally justified in using the force he did. He was concealed behind the witness stand when officers opened fire.

'His attack was stopped by the shots that Jane Doe rapidly fired, in less than one and one-half seconds'.

Russian exile Glushkov in mystery death in London
His death was not treated as suspicious, but his friends were not convinced and a coroner later recorded an open verdict. Glushkov was subsequently charged with money laundering and fraud and served five years in jail in Russian Federation .

Solid hiring climate forecasted for Waterloo Region
However, these improved outlooks have been offset by a softening in hiring expectations across a number of other key sectors.

Vincenzo Montella: 'One goal could be enough to overcome Manchester United'
And Mata insists: "When we won the Champions League with Chelsea , it was amusing because nobody counted on us". Sevilla's Nolito attends a training session at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Monday, March 12, 2018.

It was thus Angilau whose actions required Doe to make a split-second choice whether to end the attack or risk that Angilau would seriously harm V.T.

After Angilau was shot on April 21, 2014, and rushed to the hospital with at least one chest wound.

A wrongful death lawsuit by Angilau's family was dismissed on the same day. He also noted that the defendant was already on the ground when the Marshall fired the final three shots, CBS News also reported. "There was no necessity to use force", Sykes said.

His family have not yet decided if they will appeal the judge's dismissal of their lawsuit. Angilau was the last person to be tried, as previous defendants were sentenced to 10 to 30 years behind bars.

Faces of nearly all the people present inside the courtroom at the time, including the judge is blurred in the video.

In July 2016, the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and a coalition of Utah media, including the Deseret News, KSL, Salt Lake Tribune, Fox 13 and Associated Press, filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act seeking the video with the assistance of attorneys from Parr Brown Gee & Loveless.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

European Union executive to seek talks with United States over metals tariffs: Katainen
In the speech May suggested Britain would commit to keeping some European Union regulations and standards while reserving the option to diverge in others.

NCBA Applauds USDA's Withdrawal of Organic Marketing Rule
USDA received roughly 72,000 comments, with an overwhelming majority supporting OLPP, according to the Organic Trade Association . NCBA President Kevin Kester said the rule would have vilified producers raising non-organic livestock.

HBO Just Confirmed That 'All The Fans Favourite Characters Will Die'
Competing networks are also forcing HBO into a tough spot to spend more. "It was wonderful ", she said of the episodes, which will air in 2019.

American Idol to make a return to television
After she sang Adele's "When We Were Young", Katy said she had "full body chills", and Luke compared her voice to an angel's. The female Top 12 are said to include performers Alyssa Raghunandan, Amelia Harris, Catie Turner , and Effie Passero.

How Facebook Is Helping Spread Hate Speech In The Rohingya Crisis
Lee said that Facebook was used as the toll by the state government to disseminate information to the public. This content goes viral, normalizing hate speech and shaping public perception.

Kitty Hawk reveals new Cora air taxi
Mr Johns says it is fitting that this part of the world hosts the trials of the electric self-piloting air taxi. A new all-electric autonomous aircraft built by the startup Kitty Hawk has been in testing for months.

Bills to sign Panthers DT Star Lotulelei when free agency opens
Lotulelei was a five-year starter with Carolina after being selected by the Panthers in the first round of the 2013 draft. In his career, he has started 75 of 76 games, with 88 tackles, 11.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Trump personal aide fired, escorted out without coat
It was not clear why a clearances issue would have warranted the abrupt removal of McEntee from the White House grounds. McEntee, 27, walked on at UConn and was the Huskies' starting quarterback in 2011, leading the team to a 5-7 record.

PUBG adds emotes and friends list, despite anti-cheat delay
This would be PUBG PC update 7, which was released in the early hours this morning, following three hours of server downtime. This should mean a smoother environment to play in, although it won't include the new limb and vehicle penetration system.

Fitbit Ace is the company's first fitness band for kids
It feels like a mass appeal smartwatch adding NFC payments would help spur adoption, but apparently that's not how Fitbit sees it. All of that is packed into a more slim and sleek metal package with upward of four days promised battery life.

Ravens sign OL James Hurst to 4-year contract
Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman James Hurst signed a four-year, $17.5 million contract with $8 million guaranteed on Monday. The Baltimore Ravens will not pick up the option for right tackle Austin Howard , according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Dota Plus is a monthly subscription service for Valve's MOBA
To cap it all, Dota Plus members will have access to the Seasonal Terrain that is active during each season. Dota PLus is available now, and you'll receive a discount if you purchase in six or 12-month subscriptions.

Vu launches official Android 7 TV with Google
The TV also features minimalistic design and 11 button design, which is really simple to use in our testing. The Mi TV 4A models are powered by an Amlogic quad-core SoC that's coupled with 1GB of RAM.

The Essentials of Being an Eco-Friendly Hotel
Conserve Energy Lights, water heaters, and air conditioning units, among other things, consume the most electricity in hotels. Through these actions, the hotel can build a better name by showing its clients how it values environmental sustainability.

Money Saving Tips for Business Owners
JJBender.com is a trustworthy and reputable source of used office equipment that offers a wide variety of products. And in today’s economy, every small business owner is looking for ways to save money and reduce expenses.

Other news