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Old 01-12-2015, 10:04 PM
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I searched, not sure if this case has been discussed here. I didn't know about it until I read it on NPR. James Boyd was a mentally ill homeless man who was illegally camping last March. He was shot and killed by police after being hit with a flashbang grenade and not subsequently dropping the pocket knives he was holding. The altercation was caught on one of the officer's helmet cams. They've just been charged with murder.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/...-2014-shooting