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Florida Police Face Investigation into Officers’ Killing of Two Black Teens

HeadlineNov 24, 2020

Authorities in Florida have opened an investigation into the recent police killing of two Black teenagers who were shot at least eight times while driving a car in Cocoa, Florida, at around 10:30 a.m. on November 13. One passenger in the car survived. Attorney Benjamin Crump is now representing the families of 16-year-old Angelo Crooms and 18-year-old Sincere Pierce. Crump said the teenagers were terrified and tried to drive around the officers, who were aiming guns at the car. The officers were following the car because they thought it had been stolen, but in fact the car belonged to the girlfriend of one of the teenagers.

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