Police Shooting Poses Buttigieg’s Biggest 2020 Challenge Yet

Fifty-four-year-old Eric Logan was fatally shot by Sgt. Ryan O'Neill, who was responding to a report of a person breaking into cars.

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mayor Pete Buttigieg stood before newly sworn police officers to welcome them to the city’s ranks, just as he has more than a dozen times since taking office. But this time he was a Democratic candidate for president, speaking days after a white officer fatally shot a black man the officer said was armed with a knife. The timing made for a more sober, less congratulatory occasion, Buttigieg acknowledged Wednesday.…

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