Police Shootings of African-Americans: If It Can Happen in Olympia, It Can Happen Anywhere

May 26, 2015, by PETER BOHMER
(Re-posted from Counter Punch)

At 1:15 AM early Thursday, May 21st on the westside of Olympia, Washington, white police officer, Ryan Donald, shot two young Black unarmed men, step-brothers, Andre Thompson, aged 24, and Bryson Chaplin, aged 21. These two Olympia residents are in serious condition at nearby hospitals in Tacoma and Seattle. Fortunately, they are expected to live.

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