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Number of Native Americans Killed By Police Could Double By End of 2016

 


The number of Native Americans killed by police is on track to double this year, according to a report from The Guardian.

So far this year, 13 Native Americans have been killed in officer-involved incidents, while “fatal police shootings of black, white, Hispanic and Asian Americans have all gone down slightly or remained roughly the same from 2015 into 2016,” according to The Guardian based on data from its catalog of police shootings, The Counted.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/08/04/native-americans-killed-police-could-double-end-2016-165372

 

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