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“The threat was him (Padilla) being in the vehicle, revving it and not complying, driving carelessly and all his reckless actions prior to him getting on the scene,” he said.
Gonzales said Mora has been with the department for a year and five months. This is his first shooting.
Deputy Mora was put on standard administrative leave after the shooting, but he has since returned to duty. His father has recused himself from all investigations into the incident.