Video Shows Colorado Police Shooting Man as He Ran Away

A black man was running from Colorado officers when they opened fire, striking him in the back at least once before he collapsed on a street, according to footage from cameras worn by police.

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DENVER (AP) — A black man was running from Colorado officers when they opened fire this month, striking him in the back at least once before he collapsed on a street, according to footage released Thursday from cameras worn by police. The Colorado Springs Police Department released the video nearly two weeks after the death of 19-year-old De’Von Bailey, following calls from Bailey’s family for the footage to be made public. It came as law…

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