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LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck told reporters    Thursday    that 16-year-old Danny Perez, who was shot and killed by police    Sunday    in South Los Angeles, had a “desire to end his…

How common is 'suicide by cop?'

LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck told reporters Thursday that 16-year-old Danny Perez, who was shot and killed by police Sunday in South Los Angeles, had a “desire to end his…

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