ANAHEIM, Calif., July 28 (UPI) -- Anaheim, Calif., officials are preparing for more protests after a third police-involved shooting within a week.
Protests in Anaheim have been ongoing since July 21, when police fatally shot Manuel Diaz, 25, who was unarmed, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The next day, Joel Acevedo, 21, was shot and killed by police who said the suspect fired at them first during a chase.
On Friday, police shot at robbery suspects, though no one was apparently injured in the incident.
Friday's shooting marks the seventh time police have opened fire in Anaheim this year, five of which have been fatal.
The most recent shootings sparked protests, in Anaheim and nationwide, over police conduct.
"They need to get rid of the bad cops," said Anaheim protester Louisa Sanchez. "They're not all bad, but the ones that are make them all look bad."
Demonstrations in Anaheim have been scheduled for Saturday, near Disneyland and outside the Police Department Sunday.
In an effort to calm tensions, Mayor Tom Tait and other city officials met with the FBI and U.S. attorney's office staff Friday and asked them to look into the recent shootings.
The FBI said it would review evidence in the cases and determine whether a federal investigation is warranted.
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