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Tennessee Police Officers Won’t be Charged in Shooting Death of Black Teen After Release of Body-Cam Footage

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The Knox County District Attorney’s Office has released police body camera footage and other details regarding the shooting death of 17-year-old Anthony J. Thompson Jr. at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn., and it has been determined that the officers involved in the shooting will not face criminal…

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