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Filmmaker Sues LAPD Uncle Who Ordered Him Shot During Floyd Protest

TMZ.com Tuesday, 11 May 2021
A 23-year-old filmmaker is suing his own uncle who ordered him shot, and the uncle is an LAPD cop. Jamal Shakir Jr. joined a George Floyd protest a year ago this month in downtown L.A. and urged some of the cops on the scene to participate in the…
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A 23-year-old filmmaker is accusing his uncle, a Los Angeles police officer, of ordering colleagues to fire projectile rounds at him after the two exchanged words at a protest downtown last summer in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

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