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Police release body-cam video of Willie McCoy killing, showing him asleep in car

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Footage is consistent with claims of McCoy’s family, who said officers did not try to wake him or talk to him before shooting
Vallejo police have released footage of the killing of Willie McCoy at a Taco Bell, showing six officers shooting the 20-year-old who was sleeping in his car. The disturbing body-camera videos show the young rapper had moved his hand to scratch his shoulder before officers opened fire. The footage is consistent with key claims of McCoy’s family, who watched footage earlier this month and said the officers “executed” him while he was not alert or awake. The videos, released after significant pressure, show: Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/mar/29/willie-mccoy-police-shooting-video-vallejo

Author : Sam Levin in Oakland

Publish date : 2019-03-30 01:09:25

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