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Amid community anger, LAPD chief says officers 'feared for their lives' in 2 deadly South L.A. shootings

An 18-year-old man whose fatal shooting by Los Angeles police officers sparked protests over the weekend was killed after he turned toward officers with a gun in his hand, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday. The killing of Carnell Snell Jr., who was black, became the latest local...
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