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South Pasadena Officials Caution Against ‘Making Judgements’ in Fatal Shooting of ‘ER’ Actress

South Pasadena Officials Caution Against ‘Making Judgements’ in Fatal Shooting of ‘ER’ Actress

South Pasadena city leaders cautioned the public against making preliminary judgements about the fatal shooting of “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez at her home on Thursday.

In a statement released on Saturday, city officials said two separate, independent investigations are being conducted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s Office into the officer-involved shooting.

“We believe our officers acted appropriately under a tragic set of circumstances,” South Pasadena City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe said in a press release. “We are asking the public to respect the investigative process and allow the Sheriff’s Department and D.A.’s office to gather and release the facts.”

The incident occurred at Marquez’s home in Pasadena, Calif., after a landlord called the police to check on her wellbeing. When officers arrived at her apartment, they said she was suffering seizures and appeared unable to take care of herself, so

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