OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The man accused of killing a federal officer in Oakland during George Floyd protests in May on Thursday entered a not guilty plea.
32-year-old Steven Carrillo appeared in a video conference Thursday morning with a defense attorney assigned to him.READ MORE: Home Alone: Helping Pandemic Pets Cope When Their Owners Return To Work
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Carrillo is a former leader of a U.S. Air Force anti-terror squadron.READ MORE: Neighbors Creating Holiday Magic On Candy Cane Lane In Pleasanton Since 1953
He and a second suspect are accused of killing federal security officer Dave Patrick Underwood and wounding a second officer in front of the Oakland federal building during the late May protest.
A federal grand jury indicted Carrillo for murder and attempted murder in the Oakland slaying Monday.
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Authorities said Carrillo specifically targeted law enforcement. His next hearing is August 6th.