LAPD Officer Ismael Tamayo Arraigned in San Bernardino Court

LAPD officer Ismael Tamayo was arraigned in a San Bernardino courtroom Wednesday. Tamayo appeared via video link before Commissioner Ronald Gilbert on assault with a deadly weapon charges.

Tamayo was arrested on May 3rd after shooting one his friends during a camping trip in the desert. The friend was airlifted to a local hospital and has since been released. Tamayo was relieved of his LAPD police powers shortly after news of the arrest came out according to a statement released by LAPD Chief Michael Moore.

Commissioner Gilbert set Tamayo’s bail at $250,000. Tamayo’s attorney Greg Yacuoubian said would be working with Tamayo to meet the bail requirements. Tamayo’s next court appearance is May 11th.

Defense Attorney Greg Yacoubian talks about the Ismael Tamayo case outside of the San Bernardino Superior Courthouse Wednesday.