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08/06/2014 09:21 am ET Updated Aug 06, 2014

Israel Hernandez Killing: One Year Later, A Lawsuit But No Answers

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One year ago today, Miami Beach cops caught a tall, skinny teenager spray-painting on the side of an abandoned McDonald's. A phalanx of police officers chased the curly-haired kid for seven minutes: Israel "Reefa" Hernandez clambered over fences and on top of cars, until he finally found himself cornered in front of a bank. That's when officer Jorge Mercado pulled out his Taser and shot the 18-year-old in the chest.

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