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NY Police Dept.

NY Police Dept.

NY Police Dept.

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NPR's Phillip Martin reports from New York City on the controversy following the shooting death earlier this month of an unarmed West African immigrant by four white police officers. Amadou Diallo a 22-year-old street vendor, was standing in the hallway of his apartment building in the Bronx when police fired 41 shots at him. Critics say that racism pervades the police department and that the killing of Diallo is just the latest example.