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Crowds Protest in New Britain after Officer-Involved Shooting

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) - Protestors send a message to the police department on Saturday in New Britain. They are angry about an officer-involved shooting that happened back in December 2017 that left one teen dead and two others injured.

Protestors want the police department to release videotape of the incident. 

"We want justice. We want these tapes released. We want to end social injustice....police brutality, racial profiling...", William Tisdol says. He's the father of one of the kids who was shot at in a car by police during this incident.

The police department requested an independent, outside investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

Regarding the protest Saturday, Chief James Wardwell, New Britain Police Department said he 
fully supports every person's right to peacefully gather and protest.

"The participants in today's protest set a fine example for others to gather and express views and concerns in a peaceful manner."
 


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