Leroy Hill

Type: Person
Name: Leroy Hill
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

LA Cops Shot An Unarmed Black Man, Are Being Even More Secretive Than Ferguson Police

A poster reads "We Will Remember Ezell Ford" at Paradise Baptist Church during a community forum Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles, to discuss the police shooting of 25-year-old Ezell Ford.Outrage escalated in Ferguson, Missouri, as city officials ... [Published CWEB News - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Police, Officer, Los Angeles
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

LA Cops Shot An Unarmed Black Man, And They Are Being Even More Secretive Than Police In Ferguson

A poster reads “We Will Remember Ezell Ford” at Paradise Baptist Church during a community forum Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles, to discuss the police shooting of 25-year-old Ezell Ford. CREDIT: AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu Outrage escalated in ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Attorney for family of man shot dead by LAPD in South L.A. plans to file wrongful death lawsuit

A lawyer said Thursday that he plans to file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the family of a black man who was fatally shot by two Los Angeles Police Department officers.Police, in a preliminary account, said a man, whom family and the attorney identified ... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Police Shooting In L.A.: Unarmed Ezell Ford, 25, Killed Lying On Ground, Victim ‘Mentally Challenged’

In another police shooting of an allegedly unarmed black man, the second to occur in three days, 25-year-old Ezell Ford, whose family described him as “mentally challenged,” was shot to death by Los Angeles, California, police Monday night.In the St. ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

LAPD To Face Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Ezell Ford's Death

The lawyer for the family of Ezell Ford , the unarmed black man shot and killed by Los Angeles police on Monday, said he plans to take immediate legal action against the city's police department.Appearing on MSNBC's "All In With Chris Hayes" Wednesday ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Michael L. Hill

, 57, died on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home in Bryant.  Michael was born on September 5, 1956 to the late Nettie Mauldin and late Leroy Hill of Benton.  He was an Army Veteran, worked for the Veteran’s Administration and was a member of First Baptist ... [Published Benton Courier - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

LAPD Suggests Mentally Disturbed Man They Killed Was In A Gang, Maybe

An eyewitness to the killing of Ezell Ford told The Huffington Post on Wednesday that he heard an officerwith the Los Angeles Police Department shout "shoot him" beforethree bullets were unloaded into the unarmed, 25-year-old blackman, who was on ... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 13 2014]

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...had him in the corner and were beating him, busted him up, for what reason I don't know he didn't do nothing," Leroy Hill told the Huffington Post. "the next thing i know i hear a 'pow!' while he's on the ground. they got the knee on him. and then i hear another 'pow!' no hesitation. and then i hear another 'pow!' three times."
"He wasn't a gang banger at all," Hill said. "i was sitting across the street when it happened. so as he was walking down the street, the police approached him, whatever was said i couldn't hear it, but the cops jumped out of the car and rushed him over here into this corner. they had him in the corner and were beating him, busted him up, for what reason i don't know he didn't do nothing. the next thing i know i hear a 'pow!' while he's on the ground. they got the knee on him. and then i hear another 'pow!' no hesitation. and then i hear another 'pow!' three times."

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