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Unarmed Man Killed By Deputies In Los Angeles Who Claim He Had Assumed A “Shooting Stance” Identified

Detectives investigate the fatal shooting of a man by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies at Holmes Avenue and 64th Street in the Florence-Firestore area.  (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Today authorities identified the man killed Wednesday in a deadly deputy-involved shooting as 23-year-old Cristian Rene Medina. The shooting occurred around 4:30 am Wednesday in the Florence area of Los Angeles. Deputies had been called to 64th Street and Holmes Avenue after reports of a “robbery in progress” and matched …

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Two more senseless killings by officers in Chicago

Source: Chicago Sun Times

Officers fired eight times into a Chicago home Saturday after responding to a domestic violence call.  A 55-year old woman was accidentally killed along with a mentally disturbed college student who had been armed with an aluminum bat.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called for immediate police reform after this disturbing incident. More …

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