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Resource ID: #24864
Subject: Police
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: 01/26/2010



In conjunction with the Chicago Tribune, Columbia College journalism students found evidence that questioned whether a Columbia Police shooting was justified. The man who was shot, Seneca Smith, was sent to prison for 35 years for attempted murder of a police officer. Yet, the reporters found evidence that contradicted the official police statements that led to his conviction.

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