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Minneapolis: Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Shooting BLM Protesters in 2015

HeadlineMay 02, 2017

In Minneapolis, a man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, after shooting and wounding five Black Lives Matter protesters in 2015 at an occupation at a police precinct over the police killing of Jamar Clark. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Allen Scarsella sent a series of racist texts to friends in the months leading up to his decision to drive over to the protest camp, put on a mask and shoot five of the demonstrators.

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