Alton Sterling: Cop dismissed over deadly Baton Rouge shooting

Alton Sterling: Cop dismissed over deadly Baton Rouge shooting
 

A white police officer who shot and killed a black man in the US state of Louisiana has been dismissed from the force.
A second white officer involved in the deadly shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge in 2016 has been suspended.
Video footage showing the officers holding down Mr Sterling, 37, as one fired his gun, sparked days of protests in the city.
Earlier this week it was announced the pair would not face criminal charges.
Mr Sterling was shot after a resident reported being threatened by a black man selling CDs.
Police said Mr Sterling was trying to pull a loaded gun out of his... read more

 
31 March 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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