L.A.P.D. Releases Ezell Ford Autopsy

Ezell Ford Autopsy Released

Gawker reports that Ford's family members claim he was shot in the back by police officers while laying on the ground

by #teamEBONY, December 30, 2014

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L.A.P.D. Releases Ezell Ford Autopsy

L.A.P.D. Releases Ezell Ford Autopsy

According to a police autopsy first obtained by the Los Angeles Times, Ezell Ford, an unarmed Black man, was shot three times by police: once each in the right arm, back, and side. The skin surrounding the fatal gunshot wound to his back shows a "muzzle imprint."

Ford was shot dead by police on August 11. The autopsy officially classifies his death as a homicide. The LAPD said he was killed while struggling with an officer, attempting to take his gun. Family members said Ford, a mentally-ill 25-year-old, was shot in the back while lying on the ground.







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