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Video of LAPD killing turns harsh light on skid row
Video of LAPD killing turns harsh light on skid row

It began like so many other arguments on the sorrowful pavement of Los Angeles' skid row. About half an hour before police fatally shot him Sunday, the man known to others on the streets as Africa sat outside the tent he had pitched on the sidewalk of San Pedro Street. Video footage from a nearby building's security camera captured the man, whose real name authorities have not yet released, yelling and gesturing angrily at another person in a tent alongside his own. Africa then strode over to the other man's tent and flipped it off the curb and into the street. Partially hidden from the camera's view, Africa reached into the tent and appeared to scuffle with the...

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