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“My son was not the only one executed in Downey.” says Norma Gonzalez.
The MP5 submachine gun killing of her son by Downey Police Corporal Brian Baker 3 years ago next week has transformed Gonzalo’s mother into a full time activist for police reform. According to the family, discovery in their ongoing civil lawsuit has revealed 42 incidents of abuse reported against Downey PD between 1999 and 2002.. “I hope other victims will come forward and join us next Saturday.” she said. For more information and/or directions, please call (562) 619-7207 or e-mail Rosario2888@aol.com