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Outrage as white cops are filmed shooting defenseless black man



Outrage as white cops are filmed shooting defenseless black man

Federal authorities in America are now investigating the circumstances surrounding a video now sparking outrage which shows a defenseless black man who was shot severally by white policemen.

The video shows the victim, Alton Sterling, 37, being pinned down by white officers who later shot the black man outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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In his comments after the gruesome incident, Louisiana’s governor said; “The video is disturbing to say the least,” he says, calling for calm in Baton Rouge.

The governor also informed that the Justice Department will investigate the matter.

Reports also reveal that the police officers, Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake, who were involved in the shooting which occurred on Tuesday have both been placed on administrative leave pending further investigation.

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