Andrew Hall, a Danville police officer, and former Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputy has been charged with the murder of Laudemer Arboleda in 2018.
Officials said Hall is now facing a civil case in the shooting death of Tyrell Wilson last month.
According to ABC 7 News, Hall is charged with involuntary manslaughter and assault in the death of Arbodela. According to the news outlet, Hall fired nine shots at Arboleda, a 33-year-old Newark man, as he drove past the officer.
Hall was a sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Danville area at the time. Arboleda was transported to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and died.
Laudemer Arboleda was 33 years old.
[BodyCam] Fatal Danville Police Shooting Full Details
According to ABC 7, if convicted in the slaying, Hall could face up to 22 years in prison and be barred from working in law enforcement in the future. In the wake of Wilson’s death, he is on administrative leave.
Wilson’s bodycam video was released by the Contra County Sheriff’s Office, which you can view here or later in this article. It is highly graphic, so be warned. Wilson’s death has not been linked to Hall. The shooting is still being investigated.
According to NBC Bay Area, an official inquiry into the shooting death of Arboleda found that the officer was not at fault in the shooting.
.@ContraCostaDA charges Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall w/ voluntary manslaughter & assault in 2018 shooting death of Laudemer Arboleda. Hall also shot & killed Tyrell Wilson last month. Mayor wants transparency. Family attorney says delay in prosecution “hurtful.” @KCBSRadiopic.twitter.com/NFsC8DdRki
Following an internal investigation by the sheriff’s office, Hall was allowed to return to service. According to KTVU, the investigation concluded Arboleda was attempting to run over Hall. Following a two-year probe, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton revealed the charges against Hall in a press conference on Wednesday, April 21. Hall is charged with two felonies.
After Hall fatally shot Wilson on March 11, more pressure was put on Becton’s office to intervene in the event, according to NBC.
During a news conference on Wednesday, Becton said Hall will be charged with voluntary manslaughter and assault with a semi-automatic weapon. Both of the charges are felony crimes.
Following a two-year investigation, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton revealed Hall’s charges in a press conference on April 21. Hall is facing two felony charges.
After Hall fatally shot Wilson on March 11, NBC announced that further pressure was put on Becton’s office to intervene in the case. Hall was due to face charges in the fatal shooting of another man in Danville while on the job.