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Ezell Ford mourners say farewell and call for justice
Ezell Ford mourners say farewell and call for justice

On a breezy Saturday morning in southwest Los Angeles, they came by the hundreds to lay Ezell Ford to rest and to protest the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black man struggling with mental illness. "This is the breaking point," Maurice Bull, 46, one of Ford's cousins, said outside the funeral service at First African Methodist Episcopal Church, the city's oldest black pulpit. "It's got to stop." Conflicting accounts have emerged about the Aug. 11 killing of Ford, 25, who family said had been diagnosed with bipolar schizophrenia. Police say he reached for an officer's gun, prompting his partner to open fire. A friend of Ford's family...

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