LAPD Officer Killed During Training Exercise By Cops He Was Investigating For Sexual Assault

ST. PETE BEACH, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 28: A police patrol drives around the bay of St. Pete Beach as the winds from Hurricane Ian arrive on September 28, 2022 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Ian is hitting the area as a likely Category 4 hurricane. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The attorneys for the family of a Los Angeles Police Department officer who died during a training exercise earlier this year say he was investigating another officer involved in the exercise for gang rape.
  • Houston Tipping, 32, died after he was injured by the officer under investigation during a bicycle training exercise in May.
  • Tipping’s family is suing the police department for wrongful death.

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