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Protests Erupt After California Police Shoot and Kill Black Man in Wheelchair

HeadlineFeb 01, 2023

In California, activists and family members of Anthony Lowe Jr., a 36-year-old Black man who used a wheelchair and was fatally shot by Huntington Park police last week, are demanding the officers involved in his death be brought to justice. Lowe’s mother spoke at a press conference Monday outside the Huntington Park Police Department, where she said, “They murdered my son.” Lowe had both of his legs amputated at the knee, and his family says he was suffering from a mental health crisis when he was shot by police after officers responded to a reported stabbing in the area.

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