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Family Demands Justice for Police Killing of Pregnant Black Mother Ta’Kiya Young

HeadlineSep 13, 2023

In Ohio, the family of Ta’Kiya Young is demanding justice, weeks after the 21-year-old pregnant mother was shot dead as she was attempting to drive away from a Kroger grocery store parking lot. The police pursued the young Black woman after accusing her of shoplifting. Bodycam video was released Friday. The family’s lawyer, Sean Walton, said, “What is clear is that petty theft does not justify murder, and comply or die is not the rule of law in this country. The fact that an unarmed woman was shot unjustifiably, then dragged from her car and handcuffed after being shot, should shock the conscience of everyone.”

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