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Louisiana police chief confirms 1 officer fired, 1 suspended 3 days in death of black man whose killing set off unrest

March 30, 2018

FILE - In this July 5, 2016 image made from video provided by Arthur Reed, Alton Sterling is restrained by two Baton Rouge police officers, one holding a gun, outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. The investigation of the deadly police shooting that inflamed racial tensions in Louisiana’s capital city has ended without criminal charges against two white officers who confronted Sterling. . Experts in police tactics think the bloodshed could have been avoided if the Baton Rouge officers had done more to defuse the encounter with Sterling. .(Arthur Reed via AP, File

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana police chief confirms 1 officer fired, 1 suspended 3 days in death of black man whose killing set off unrest.

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