Costco shoppers outside one of its stores.
  • A former LAPD officer was arrested and charged with manslaughter on Monday.
  • Salvador Sanchez was recorded opening fire on a man in a California Costco store in June.
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A former Los Angeles Police Department officer accused of killing a man inside a California Costco earlier this year has been charged with manslaughter and assault with a semiautomatic firearm, according to a criminal complaint.

Salvador Sanchez was arrested in Riverside County on Monday stemming from the June shooting.

Sanchez, who was off duty at the time, was recorded on police body-worn camera video obtained by KNBC, firing at 32-year-old Kenneth French. Sanchez was recorded saying he thought French had a gun in his hand and had shot at him first.

Police later determined that French did not have a weapon.

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