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Ezell Ford Autopsy Prompts New Protests, Calls for Caution

Ezell Ford was fatally shot by the LAPD on August 11 one block away from his home on 65th Street and Broadway. The 25-year old was pronounced dead from his injuries at California Hospital later that day. He was unarmed at the time of the shooting and an investigation is ongoing into the circumstances. (Courtesy Photo)
Ezell Ford was fatally shot by the LAPD on August 11 one block away from his home on 65th Street and Broadway. The 25-year old was pronounced dead from his injuries at California Hospital later that day. He was unarmed at the time of the shooting and an investigation is ongoing into the circumstances. (Courtesy Photo)

 

(Los Angeles Times) – The autopsy of Ezell Ford, a mentally ill black man killed by police in South Los Angeles in August, shows he was shot three times — once in the right side, once in the right back and once in the right arm.

The release of the autopsy Monday marks the first time authorities have provided details about Ford’s wounds since his Aug. 11 death.

The gunshot wound on his back showed the surrounding skin had a “muzzle imprint,” according to the autopsy, suggesting the shot was made at very close range. The autopsy said the back and side gunshot wounds were fatal.

The autopsy does not make any judgment about the conduct of the officers in the shooting or provide a detailed narrative of what occurred.

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