Officer-Involved Shootings in South LA

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The autopsy of 25-year old Ezell Ford was released today, showing that a police officers shot Ford – an unarmed black man – in the right arm, abdomen and right side of his back. The South LA shooting happened two days after a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black man. And just last night, a police car was shot up in South LA, with officers taking one person of interest into custody, and an unease continues at LAPD. Kevin Roderick joins KCRW's Steve Chiotakis for this week’s LA Observed.

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