NO CHARGES IN CASE OF COP KILLED IN ATTACK ON EX-GIRLFRIEND.Byline: Charles F. Bostwick Staff Writer
PALMDALE - An off-duty Pasadena police officer shot to death at his ex-girlfriend's house had forced his way into the home after threatening to harm the woman and her new boyfriend, officials said Wednesday.
Marcus Powell, 27, who had been arrested after the killing of Corneal corneal
pertaining to the cornea. See also keratitis, keratopathy.
includes microcornea, coloboma, megalocornea, dermoid, congenital opacity.
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see corneal sequestrum (below). Milloy, a 12-year Pasadena police veteran, was ordered released from jail Wednesday pending further investigation.
``It looks like self-defense,'' Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons Famous people named Gibbons include:
1. Effected against resistance through the use of force: The police used forcible restraint in order to subdue the assailant.
2. Characterized by force; powerful. enters your home and makes threats and you fear for your life . . . you have a right to use deadly force An amount of force that is likely to cause either serious bodily injury or death to another person.
Police officers may use deadly force in specific circumstances when they are trying to enforce the law. .''
If further investigation turns up new information, prosecutors will reconsider their decision not to file charges, Gibbons said.
In the hours before he showed up at the Castana Lane house, Milloy had made numerous threats over the telephone to harm the ex-girlfriend and any new man she was with, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a district attorney's synopsis of investigators' findings.
The woman and her daughter tried to hold onto Milloy as he stormed into the residence about 6:20 a.m. Monday, angrily shouting for the new boyfriend, the synopsis said.
In fear for his life, Powell told investigators, he got a gun, warned Milloy and then shot him as Milloy advanced, the synopsis said. He shot Milloy again as he continued to advance, the report said.
Powell's and the witnesses' accounts of the shooting appear to be corrobated by more than 22 phone calls Milloy made to the ex-girlfriend while he was on duty in Pasadena, the synopsis said.
Both the woman and her daughter told Milloy not to come to the residence, but he was enraged en·rage
tr.v. en·raged, en·rag·ing, en·rag·es
To put into a rage; infuriate.
[Middle English *enragen, from Old French enrager : en-, causative pref. that some other man might be with his ex-girlfriend, the report said.
The report added that Milloy allegedly had a history of domestic violence against the ex-girlfriend.