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San Francisco DA Charges Police Officer over Killing of Unarmed Black Man in 2017

HeadlineNov 24, 2020

In California, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin has filed homicide charges against a police officer who shot dead an unarmed Black man in 2017. The officer, Christopher Samayoa, shot Keita O’Neil from inside his patrol car after a chase. Boudin is believed to be the first San Francisco district attorney to ever file homicide charges against an officer.

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