family and friends rally for joseph han

An update on the death of Joseph Han, the young man who was shot and killed last month by Folsom police... Yesterday, family and friends of Joseph staged a large rally outside the Folsom Police Department, demanding accountability for the shooting: Demonstrators protest Folsom Police's fatal shooting of 23-year-old man.

Joseph was killed after his family called police for help dealing with him on Easter morning. He was acting strangely and had locked himself in his bedroom. According to police, after finding Joseph in his bedroom armed with a hunting knife, they tried to use a taser to subdue him with no effect, then shot him twice.

The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office and the Sacramento County Coroner's Office are still investigating the incident. The police's account of the incident seems to be vastly different from what the family has been saying transpired. And they saw the whole thing -- Joseph was shot to death right in front of them. Right now, they just want to know why Joseph had to die.

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