Dontre Bennett (8298)

9/4/2013: Four undercover officers say they "had intelligence" that Bennett was about to commit a crime, spotted him, and chased him. They report that he fell after jumping a fence and during a struggle he tried to grab a gun from his hip/belt buckle area. Multiple witnesses report that Bennett had only a cell phone, that he had his hands in the air after he was boxed in by the officers, and that they beat and shot him after they had apprehended him.

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