Family Demands Answers after 17-Year-Old Daughter Fatally Shot by California Police

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Hannah Williams (Photo courtesy of the Williams family).

A family of a 17-year-old girl who was shot by California police is now demanding answers on what happened. 

The incident occurred in Anaheim, California on July 5, according to a press release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. An officer from the Fullerton Police Department was reportedly driving a police SUV on the eastbound 91 freeway to take his police K-9 to the veterinarian. While driving, the officer saw a 17-year-old girl driving in the same direction on the freeway “at a high rate of speed.”

It is unclear how the two interacted, but the press release states that a fake gun was recovered next to the victim.

“At some point, the two vehicles made physical contact. An officer-involved shooting occurred and a replica Beretta 92 FS handgun was recovered at the scene next to the female,” the statement read….

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