Black man rear-ends police car, charges cop with knife, is shot dead, community protests

Black man rear-ends police car, charges cop with knife, is shot dead, community protests
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 [Ed. – Rule 1: The police are always wrong. Rule 2: If the police are ever right, see Rule 1.]

Sunday night, protesters gathered in St. Paul over an officer-involved shooting that happened exactly one week ago.

Ronald Davis, 31, was shot and killed by a St. Paul police officer on September 15.

Protesters marched from the St. Paul Police Department Western District to the site of Davis’ death—less than a mile apart.

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“When I heard the news, I was shocked because he was a very respectful, kind person,” said Abdiaziz Farah, who had recently gone to school with Davis.

More than 60 protesters gathered outside the Western District, voicing their concerns over Davis’ death and other officer-involved shootings that have happened in Minnesota. Several people spoke about their experiences losing a family member, killed by police.

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