Unarmed SC Teen Killed By Police In Drug Bust, Cop Caught Lying About Shooting Range

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Zachary Hammond, a White 19-year-old from South Carolina was shot and killed by a police officer after he was pursued in a drug bust. The officer claimed that he shot Hammond because the teen was threatening to hit him with his car. However, an independent autopsy reveals that the cop’s testimony would have been impossible, as the gun shot wounds were found on Hammond’s side and the back of his shoulder. Twitter users that have been following the case have been criticizing supporters of the phrase “All Lives Matter” as being silent about the case. Critics go onto say that All Lives Matter supporters only aim to counter the efforts of Black Lives Matter activists when they organize efforts around police violence and neglect victims of color. Read more at The Root.

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