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Family of man slain by police on skid row files $20-million claim
Family of man slain by police on skid row files $20-million claim

The family of a Cameroonian man fatally shot by police on skid row filed a $20-million claim against the city Wednesday, saying officers "initiated" a struggle that ended in a "cop-created killing." Charly Leundeu Keunang’s sister, Line Foming, and their parents, Heleine Tchayou and Isaac Keunang, accuse the city of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Police Department and its officers of excessive force, assault and battery, wrongful death and constitutional violations. In a letter, lawyers for Keunang’s family called on Los Angeles Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey to investigate the March 1 death, release police body camera video and criminally charge the three...

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