Protests Occur in Memphis After Fatal Law Enforcement Shooting

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Two men pass a police patrol car a day after Brandon Webber was shot dead by law enforcement officers, sparking violent clashes between police and protesters, in the community of Frayser on the north side of Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., June 13, 2019 (REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo).
Protests broke out in Memphis, Tennessee on June 12 after US Marshals reportedly shot and killed a 20-year-old Black man while they were trying to take him into custody.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said in a statement that federal officers came across a man who was “wanted on multiple warrants” coming out of his home in the 2000 block of Durham Street at about 7 p.m. and getting into his car.
“While attempting to stop the individual, he reportedly rammed his vehicle into the officers’ vehicles multiple times before exiting with a weapon,” the statement from TBI read. “The officers fired striking and killing the…

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