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HSR Brings $20 million Claim against LAPD for a "Cop-created Killing"

HSR partners Dan Stormer and Joshua Piovia-Scott, along with co-counsel, initiated legal proceedings against the City of Los Angeles and the LAPD on behalf of the family of Charly Keunang, the unarmed homeless man shot and killed by LAPD officers last month. The March 1, 2015 killing of Mr. Keunang was captured on video and seen by millions of people throughout the United States and around the world. Six heavily armed and highly trained LAPD officers approached Mr. Keunang on a busy street in downtown Los Angeles on a sunny Sunday afternoon. After attacking him with tasers, batons and their fists, they shot him four times in the chest (six times total) as he was held down on the concrete sidewalk. The entire incident took approximately three minutes. In addition to filing a $20 million dollar claim, HSR and Mr. Keunang's family have called on Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey to conduct a thorough investigation and bring criminal charges against the officers responsible for the killing.

See video from today's press conference and other media coverage surrounding the case here:

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-keunang-claim-video-20150429-premiumvideo.html

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Skid-Row-Shooting-Death-LAPD-Africa-Carly-Keunang-301819601.html

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/04/30/family-of-slain-cameroonian-national-to-discuss-20m-claim-in-deadly-skid-row-shooting/

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SKID_ROW_POLICE_SHOOTING?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2015-04-30-11-19-49

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-keunang-claim-20150429-story.html

http://www.newsweek.com/family-homeless-man-killed-lapd-demands-criminal-charges-against-officers-327397

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