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Oscar Carillo Guilty Of False Report That Led To Kendrec McDade Shooting Death

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OSCAR CARRILLO GUILTY
In this undated family photo Kendrec McDade, then a high school student is seen wearing his Aztecs Football team uniform. McDade was shot by police after being chased and making a move, reaching into his waistband, according to police. The police were chasing McDade, believing him to be one of two thieves who had just robbed Oscar Carrillo, who had told police that McDade was armed.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) | AP

PASADENA, Calif. — A California man who made a 911 call that ended with Pasadena police fatally shooting a college student has pleaded guilty to making a false report.

Oscar Carrillo was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty Monday to two misdemeanor false reporting charges.

Carrillo told a dispatcher last year that he was robbed at gunpoint by two young men. He mentioned a gun eight times during the 911 call.

Responding officers shot 19-year-old Kendrec McDade, who was unarmed.

Carrillo later acknowledged he lied about guns to get a faster police response.

Carrillo was arrested for investigation of involuntary manslaughter, but prosecutors declined to charge him with that.

Besides going to jail, Carrillo will also perform 90 days of community service and pay $3,000 to Pasadena police.

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