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Sergio Alexander Navas, 35
Burbank , California
March 05, 2015

Agencies: Los Angeles Police Department California LAPD | LAPD North Hollywood Division | LAPD Force Investigation Division California | Los Angeles Police Commission California

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A suspected car thief is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Burbank after he led police on a chase that began in North Hollywood.

"Since the beginning we have said the shooting was unjustified, even our own investigator confirmed that the shooting put other residents in the block at risk,'' he said. "And certainly this unjustified shooting caused the loss of the life of a father of three kids, the loss of a son and the loss of a husband.''

Carrillo said he does not have access to the police report detailing the incident, but he believes Navas had not been moving in an aggressive manner toward the officers.

Christel Emmet, the mother of Navas' three children, said at news conference this morning that she was "amazed'' by the commission's decision.

She also said that "we want justice. First and foremost, it's justice."

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