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Louisiana Cops Fatally Shoot Alton Sterling Outside Baton Rouge Convenience Store

Alton Sterling was shot and killed by Louisiana cops outside a Baton Rouge convenience store where he was selling music. The struggle and shooting were captured on video.

Sterling, 37, was killed after officers were called to the Triple S Food Mart for reports of a man selling CDs and threatening someone with a gun.

Baton Rouge police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said the officers were wearing body cameras during the shooting, but they came loose during the struggle, the Advocate reports.

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