California’s attorney general is fighting to keep the names of CHP officers who killed Erik Salgado secret

The fatal shooting of 22-year-old Oakland resident Erik Salgado last summer by three California Highway Patrol officers sparked protests and calls for transparency, but almost a year later, little is known about the controversial incident.

CHP has repeatedly declined to name the officers who shot Salgado, and has denied multiple public records requests from The Oaklandside and other media outlets for information about the shooting. The Alameda County District Attorney’s office also has not yet made public the findings of its investigation.

So far, the only information made available by law enforcement was a press release issued by the