Skipp Townsend calls for an end to police killings of unarmed men in Los Angeles County

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In 2008, there was a outbreak of several Officer involved shootings of mostly unarmed black and Hispanic men in Los Angeles County. March 1, 2008 - Maurice Cox shot and killed by LAPD on Crenshaw&Slauson. Was shot at over 30 times and was hit 10 to 12 times and was unarmed. May 11, 2008 - Passenger Michael Byoune was shot and killed and driver Larry White and passenger Chris Larkin were injured in the shooting by Inglewood officers outside a Rally's restaurant. The police opened fire on wrong vehicle. May 18, 2008 - Long Beach police shot and killed 47-year-old Roketi "Rocky" Su'e who had just finished arguing with his girlfriend and was in the street yelling, with no shirt on when police arrived. When he resisted arrest on officer opened fire fearing for his life. He was unarmed. July 1, 2008 - Ruben Walton Ortega, a 23-year-old alleged gang member was running from Inglewood Police when Ortega allegedly reached into his waistband causing an officer to fear that Ortega was armed shooting and killing him. Ortega was unarmed. July 21, 2008 - Inglewood Police shot and killed federal US postal employee Kevin Wicks, 38, after officers said he had raised a gun at Officer Brian Ragan, who was responding to a report of a family disturbance at Wicks' apartment complex. Ragan was one of two officers involved in theByoune shooting and was supposed to be on leave while the Byoune shooting was being investigated. July 23, 2008 - Los Angeles County Sheriif's deputies shot and killed...

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Artist: LASD California
Video title: Skipp Townsend calls for an end to police killings of unarmed men in Los Angeles County
Category: Sheriff - LASD
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