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Hundreds Protest Fatal Police Shooting In Washington

02/15/2015 02:53 pm ET
Guardian

PASCO, Wash. — A protest held here Saturday over the police killing of a Mexican-born apple picker had the air of a mournful family picnic.

About 500 people gathered at a park to protest the death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, 35, who was killed Tuesday after three officers chased him through a busy intersection with their guns drawn. As he turned to face them, raising his arms, he was felled by their bullets.

According to police reports, Mr. Zambrano-Montes had been throwing rocks at cars and officers.

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