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Fatal shooting of homeless man: Everything you need to know (so far)

On Sunday morning, police responded to a robbery call, an altercation resulted when the suspects were approached, and a man was killed after being shot several times, … 401 more words

The Shooting Never ends....in the US It Is Business As Usual For the LAPD.

Shooting of L.A. homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face by Adam Murray (LA Times)

This staggering number bears repeating — 58,000 human beings homeless every night in Los Angeles County. 694 more words

Failures by Three Governments Preceded Homeless Man's Death

(LOS ANGELES) — Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as “Africa” being on Los Angeles’ Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer’s weapon. 898 more words

Man Arrested After Skid Row Scuffle With TV Photographer, LAPD Officer

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Three days after police fatally shot a man on Skid Row, another man was arrested in the same area Wednesday after a scuffle with a Fox 11 photographer and an attempt to grab the weapon of one officer who responded to the scene. 384 more words


Man Who Attacked Camerman Is Arrested After Violent Skid Row Struggle With LAPD

Los Angeles police officers were involved in a violent altercation with a man on Skid Row after he assaulted a news photographer Wednesday, according to authorities. 390 more words

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This is Why Poverty Matters

“In downtown L.A., however, as many as 54 blocks — between Third Street and Seventh Street, from Alameda to Main — are almost entirely given over to the homeless, the limbless, the drug-addicted and the mentally ill. 499 more words

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