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Authorities ID College Student Killed by Deputy

Frank Tanuvasa, 20, died early Thursday at a hospital about an hour after being shot.

A College of the Desert football player who was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in Palm Desert was identified today.

Frank Tanuvasa, 20, died early Thursday at a hospital about an hour after being shot.

Tanuvasa, who came to the desert from East High School, is from Anchorage, Ak.

He allegedly was seen fleeing a home in the 77800 Block of Michigan Drive about 12:35 a.m., according to sheriff's Deputy Angel Ramos.

A sheriff's deputy had gone to the area to investigate the report of a burglary, Ramos said.

An arriving deputy spotted a suspect running from the scene and chased him, but the suspect charged at him and struggled with the deputy, Ramos said.

The man was shot during the struggle, officials said.

Two other suspects were still at large, officials said.

He was pronounced dead about an hour later at 39000 Bob Hope Drive, in Rancho Mirage.

Deputies have been in response to drug activity on Michigan Drive.

Michael Smith April 20, 2012 at 02:45 PM
DAVID 1 of 2: DAVID - 1. I don't KNOW he died trying to murder an officer. All of the info being promoted sounds very phony. 2. Your backing of a military dictatorship in America shows your colors. The law is the people governing themselves, not being ruled over by a municipal (military dictatorship) ruling elite. In a republic, ALL the people share EQUALLY in the administration of government and there is NO 3RD PARTY. A 3rd party is a legislature of lawyers, making laws in defiance of God, imposing statute law upon you by force (through violence and threats of violence) and using paid mercenaries (police, sheriff, and highway patrol) to force you into submission to the ruling elite. The people who originally CAME to America knew this and knew that ONLY a republic is a lawful form of government. It has been changed into a democracy (demonocracy) to allow the ruling elite to plunder ALL the wealth of the people through the phony banking system. The police are the vehicle used to impose this tyranny. You need to STUDY (not just read) this link, Republic vs. Democracy: http://www.hisholychurch.net/study/gods/cog7rvd.php You need to listen/view this video over and over: REPUBLIC http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OplmP0T8v0U
Michael Smith April 20, 2012 at 02:46 PM
DAVID 1 of 2: An interview with Brother Gregory, a minister of His Church. Discussing republics and where the original American republic has gone. REPUBLIC http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OplmP0T8v0U SUPPORT AMEND 28, a national referendum and recall: abolish all municipalities and military rule in favor of townships, precincts and common law counties under God's perfect law of liberty through faith hope and charity: law number one: love your neighbor as yourself America is a nation of overwhelming sinners, all coveting each other's wealth, and we are going down the tubes fast. Study monetized debt banking, that can only end in complete economic collapse. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG5sp5bCpSc
Tony Ballew April 21, 2012 at 06:51 AM
You're not serious about Amend 28 are you?
cpt christ myth June 11, 2012 at 08:32 AM
Oh boy the 12 step program is just as bid a joke as the religion it is rooted in. Yes I have been It's a bloody joke NO responsibility at all in NA or AA. boowho I am nothing without bible god or jebus fail-minus >.< FACT: THE ONLY THING that statistically aides and addict is the education on harmful outcomes created within ones' body. period. The fact that our Judicial system "offers" or forces these programs as a "out" in regard to actual detention (which is also A MORAL FAILURE by our society to put human animals who AREN'T violent in lock up because we've allowed this medical issue to be criminalized) ~da #%ck~ it's a medical condition**addiction**)
cpt christ myth June 11, 2012 at 08:33 AM
please seriously good luck with 12 steps away from helping yourself sorry but really...

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