James Woods: LA DA George Gascón ‘should be in prison.’ after two El Monte cops were killed by a felon on probation


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Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana of the El Monte Police Department were shot and killed Tuesday night while responding to a reported stabbing at a motel:

From KTLA:

Investigators said the two officers, Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana, were ambushed by gunfire from inside a motel room as soon as they arrived at the Siesta Inn around 5:10 p.m.

At one point, the shooter came outside and exchanged gunfire with police.

When the shooting was over, the officers were taken to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The gunman, Justin Flores, 35, was also killed in the shootout but he never should have been on the street. From Fox News’ Bill Melugin:

“NEW: Per sources, the gang member who fatally shot two El Monte PD officers last night was on probation for felon w/ a firearm after he received a bare minimum sentence in plea deal under LA DA @GeorgeGascon l

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