New Footage Shows Cops Who Fatally Shot Black Man During Jaywalking Incident Debated Whether To Stop Him

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Last week police released additional footage in the shooting death of Kurt Reinhold, a 42-year-old homeless Black man who was killed by police after he was accused of jaywalking.

Protesters continue advocating for justice in Reinhold’s death, marking a somber truth that walking while Black shouldn’t be a death sentence.

Reinhold was approached by Orange County sheriff’s deputies in San Clemente, California on Sept. 23, at the height of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in response to the repeated high-profile killings of Black community members.

In the video captured by dash cam, officers assigned to the homeless outreach team watch from their car as Reinhold approaches the intersection. They can be overheard arguing over whether to move on Reinhold.

The officers decide to approach Reinhold, where the incident escalates after they accuse…


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